You can probably still recall the last digital incident that hit your organisation, such as ransomware encrypting your important documents, internal fraud in your finance department or a hacker detected by your security monitoring solution.
Digital incidents are a fact of life for many companies. One hundred percent security is never feasible, and aiming for it is not sensible from a business perspective. Instead, you deal with digital threats as with many other risks to your business – as they occur. Of course, prevention is crucial, as is being able to deal with incidents once they do occur. That ability is what we call Digital Forensic Readiness.
Digital Forensic Readiness allows you to regain control, and limit the damage and costs from a digital incident. In our view, building a forensic-ready organisation requires attention to three main aspects:
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