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Modern Incident Response Workshop

October 17, 2023 | 1:00pm-4:00pm

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Modern Incident Response Workshop: How to deal with current incidents and attacks.


In the world of cybersecurity, the ability to respond swiftly and effectively to incidents is incredibly important. This workshop is designed to provide hands-on experience of incident response strategies, equipping participants with essential skills for safeguarding digital assets and data.


Over the course of the workshop, we will delve into the Incident Command System (ICS) as a structured framework for coordinated response, guide attendees through the development of personalized incident playbooks, and engage in immersive tabletop exercises that simulate real-world scenarios. Moreover, we will emphasize the value of after-incident reports in fostering a culture of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing. Additionally, we will address the crucial aspect of protecting the incident response team, both mentally and physically, ensuring their well-being throughout challenging situations.


This interactive workshop offers a unique opportunity to actively refine incident response protocols and enhance cybersecurity preparedness. This workshop will allow you to immerse yourself in the art of incident response and emerge with practical expertise that fortifies your organization's resilience against cyber threats.



  • Session 1: Introduction to Incident Response

    • Importance of Incident Response in Cybersecurity
    • ​Workshop Objectives and Overview
  • Session 2: The Incident Command System (ICS)

    • Understanding ICS Structure and Roles
    • Incident Commanders and Team Members

    • Effective Communication Strategies

  • Session 3: Developing Tailored Incident Playbooks

    • Introduction to Incident Playbooks and Their Significance
    • ​Components of Effective Playbooks (Roles, Steps, Communications)
    • Creating Customized Playbooks for Various Scenarios
  • Session 4: Hands-On Tabletop Exercises

    • Defining Tabletop Exercises and Their Benefits
    • ​Designing Realistic Scenario Simulations
    • Engaging Participants in Immersive Tabletop Exercises

  • Session 5: After-Incident Reports and Continuous Improvement

    • The Role of After-Incident Reports in Learning and Growth
    • Structuring After-Incident Reports for Maximum Impact

    • Integrating Lessons Learned into Incident Response Practices

  • Session 6: Protecting the Incident Response Team

    • Addressing Mental and Physical Well-Being of Team Members
    • Strategies for Stress Management and Resilience

    • Building a Supportive and Healthy Response Team Environment

  • Session 7: Collaborative Problem-Solving

    • Group Discussions on Incident Response Challenges
    • Sharing Insights and Best Practices

    • Encouraging Cross-Team Learning and Exchange

  • Session 8: Applying Workshop Concepts

    • Applying ICS Principles to Simulated Scenarios
    • Refining Playbooks Based on Tabletop Exercise Insights

    • Discussing Sample After-Incident Reports

  • Session 9: Finalizing Incident Response Protocols

    • Incorporating Workshop Learning into Organizational Practices

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