New Zealand’s Government Cyber Security Centre has issued a guide on incident response, laying out key steps designed to help business leaders and cybersecurity professionals strengthen their organizations’ ability to manage and respond to cybersecurity incidents.

The guide lists five incident management steps:

  • Define Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identify Threats and Assets
  • Have a Plan
  • Logging, Alerting and Incident Automation
  • Maintain Awareness, Report Progress and Continually Improve

The guide also contains helpful “conversation starters” to help facilitate the discussion of this topic inside the corporation.

View the full text of the guide.