|Cloud incident response: Frameworks and best practices
|February 24, 2023
Cloud Security Research
CSA Research crowd-sources the knowledge and expertise of security experts and helps address the challenges and needs they’ve experienced, or seen others experience, within the cybersecurity field. Each publication is vendor-neutral and follows the peer review process outlined in the CSA Research Lifecycle. We recommend getting started by reading the following documents.
Cloud Incident Response Framework
This framework serves as a go-to guide for cloud customers to effectively prepare for and manage cloud incidents. It explains how to assess an organization’s security requirements and then opt for the appropriate level of incident protection. Cloud customers will learn how to negotiate with cloud service providers, select security capabilities that are made-to-measure, and divide security responsibilities.
Cloud Incident Response Framework – A Quick Guide
In the event of a critical incident, there is no time to waste figuring out a game plan - every second that goes by puts data at risk of being potentially compromised. With the abundance of Cloud Incident Response (CIR) standards, frameworks and guidelines available in the industry, CSA aims to provide a holistic and consistent view across widely used frameworks for the user, be it CSPs or cloud customers. This framework would cover the major causes of cloud incidents (both security and non-security related), and their handling and mitigation strategies and would serve as a go-to guide for cloud users to effectively prepare for and manage the aftermath of cloud incidents, along with serving as a transparent and common framework for CSPs to share cloud incident response practices with their customers. This Quick Guide distills the main objectives and gives readers an overview of the key contributions and efforts currently underway inside this working...