Until We Can't Get It Wrong: Using Security Exercises to Improve Incident Response

Wednesday, June 09 | 2:00PM–2:20PM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Simulive Session
Incident response can be challenging at the best of times, and when one is responding to a major incident, it is rarely the best of times. A rigorous program of security exercises is the best way to ensure than any organization is prepared to meet the challenges that may come. The best cybersecurity teams have learned not just to practice until they can get it right, but to practice until they can't get it wrong. They use a regular program of security exercises coupled with pastmortem analysis and follow-up to ensure that the whole team, and all of the technologists and organizational support they work with, get better at handling incidents over time. This session will teach you how to build a security exercise program from the ground up and use it to ensure that your incident response capabilities can be relied on no matter what happens.


  • Josh Drake

    Senior Security Analyst, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Zalak Shah

    Senior Security Analyst, Indiana University