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10 Incident Response Training Courses

We’ve created a list of incident response training courses to help your teams contain the damage and mitigate any potential negative effects of data breaches. These courses were aimed at helping restore normal operations as quickly as possible.

Incident Response Training Courses
Last published: 14th May 2024
SC Training (formerly EdApp) Incident Response Training Course - Cyber Security

1. Cyber Security by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

This incident response training course by SC Training (formerly EdApp) is designed to aid employees in defending the business from online threats and attacks. This course equips them with a how-to manual for identifying and minimizing any potential cyber dangers. Topics covered include safe email usage, safe internet use, password safety, and more.

Safe practices are then discussed to prevent any breaches before they even happen, such as using password managers and preventing unauthorized software from accessing your computer. It also stresses the importance of having a document management strategy to minimize the risk of losing data. Lastly, your employees will find a step-by-step lesson on how to create and implement one for your organization.

Delivering this course to your team is easy! Invite your employees to SC Training (formerly EdApp) with a simple link or QR code. Quickly share access from your preferred communication channels, such as Slack, Microsoft Teams, SMS text, or a printout.

  • Cost: Free (up to 10 users)
  • Scope: Cybersecurity, safe practices to protect company data, document management strategy

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Incident Response Training Course - Cyber Security Awareness

2. Cyber Security Awareness

The Cyber Security Awareness course by SC Training (formerly EdApp) gives your team members a thorough primer on identifying and fending off various cyber attacks and security threats. It gives an introduction to injection attacks, weak authentication, and session management, which are all crucial to knowing the typical ways your employees can be exposed to any cyber attack from a hacker. Additionally, it covers unprotected APIs, compromised access controls, cross-site request forgery, phishing, and component usage with known vulnerabilities. This incident response training explains these risks and weaknesses and then offers ways to safeguard your data so you’re prepared when a breach occurs.

With SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s push notifications, you can stop chasing employees to complete their training. Simply select an individual or a group of employees to send a push notification in one easy click and watch course completions rise.

  • Cost: Free (up to 10 users)
  • Scope: Common cyber attacks, data exposure, injection attacks

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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Coursera Incident Response Training Course - Cyber Incident Response

3. Cyber Incident Response

The Cyber Incident Response course from Coursera is an excellent way for beginners to learn about this growing field. It thoroughly explains how incidents are handled and teaches valuable technical skills through the course's practical labs and projects. This course begins with an overview of each stage of incident response, followed by a technical deep dive into some of the most fascinating aspects of memory, network, host analysis, and forensics.

Like most of the incident response training courses on this list, it’s self-paced and can be taken online. Your employees will also earn a certification upon completion of the course, which you can share with prospective employers.

  • Cost: Free
  • Scope: Stages of incident response, how to handle incidents, forensics

Created by Coursera

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SANS Incident Response Training Course - Cyber Incident Management

4. Cyber Incident Management

This course by SANS empowers employees to become effective incident management team members or leaders. This course does a good job of making sure that they fully understand the different issues facing incident commanders in the immediate, short, and medium terms. The course covers the core areas of cyber incident management and gives a basic understanding of technology, networks, and security. It’s designed for technically skilled security staff who have recently been given incident commander responsibilities and team leads with the responsibility to support cyber incidents.

This course also covers the topics of communications, managing the incident team, drafting public statements, and reflection meetings. The course also covers the mental health of the team, the operational tempo, and ways to spot people suffering under pressure.

  • Cost: 5,180 USD
  • Scope: Incident management, managing incident team, communications during incidents

Created by SANS

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Incident ResponseTraining Cours - Be a Scam Scanner

5. Be a Scam Scanner

The Be A Scam Scanner course from SC Training (formerly EdApp) aims to give your staff the knowledge they need to spot scams and prevent them from happening at work. The first lesson of this four-part cybersecurity awareness course focuses on understanding the motivations behind scams. The most typical retail and internet scams are then covered in depth. In order to avoid fraud, it shows how to be a clever scam detector in the final section. This course is very beneficial for retail businesses where the sales process is vulnerable to fraud.

Need to test your employees after taking their course? There’s no need to use third-party apps thanks to SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s Rapid Refresh quiz maker. With its easy-to-complete spreadsheet, you can transfer your questions, and they’ll automatically be transformed into a test, ready to be rolled out with the click of a button.

  • Cost: Free (up to 10 users)
  • Scope: Motivations behind scams, common scams, how to be a scam detector

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Cybrary Incident Response Training Course - Incident Response and Advanced Forensics

6. Incident Response and Advanced Forensics

The Incident Response Training Course is a self-paced, online course that trains employees to make smart decisions after an incident occurs. The course covers three important aspects of incident response: a business impact analysis, a business continuity plan, and a disaster recovery plan. Upon completing the course, students should have a good understanding of how to become prepared for incidents and how to begin the mitigation process following them.

This course is ideal for professionals who work on an incident response team, system and network administrators, or anyone else who is interested in improving their incident management and network forensics skills. 

  • Cost: 349 USD
  • Scope: Aspects of incident response, recovery plan, mitigation process

Created by Cybrary

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edX Incident ResponseTraining Course - Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy

7. Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy

This incident response training course from edX uses a hands-on, non-technical approach to help employees comprehend and navigate the rapidly changing cybersecurity world. Over the course of five weeks, they’ll acquire the skills necessary to make the most of the current data protection laws and improve the security measures you already have in place. They’ll also get a chance to assess the organization's readiness for the future and create an action plan to recognize, foresee, and counteract potential cyber threats.

  • Cost: Free
  • Scope: Data protection laws, improving security measures, creating an action plan

Created by edX

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Pluralsight Incident Response Training Course - Performing Incident Response and Handling

8. Performing Incident Response and Handling

In this course, you’ll discover how to plan and build a method for responding to breaches that will affect the organization. First, the method for identifying incidents and how to handle them will be tackled. Then, the real workflow processes that every security expert should follow to ensure consistency will be covered. Finally, employees will get to examine how to handle and react to threats like a DoS, a session hijack, or even malicious code before delving into some of the most frequent situations that occur in your networks.

  • Cost: 29 USD
  • Scope: Incident identification, security workflow processes, how to handle threats

Created by Pluralsight

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Kaspersky Incident Response Training Course - Windows Incident Response

9. Windows Incident Response

Unlike other incident response training courses, Kaspersky is heavily focused on practice. Their team of experts, who have handled breaches, will walk employees through all the stages of responding to an incident based on real-life ransomware cases. They’ll benefit from their coaches’ current experience, talents, and advice in addition to their crystal-clear theoretical knowledge. Here, they’ll learn how to identify incidents, gather evidence, analyze log files, analyze networks, create IoCs, and learn about memory forensics. 

  • Cost: 1,400 USD
  • Scope: Stages of incident response, identifying incidents, memory forensics

Created by Kaspersky

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Incident Response Training Course - Cybersecurity & Internal Threats

10. Cybersecurity & Internal Threats

This SC Training (formerly EdApp) course tackles vulnerabilities that companies need to be aware of to protect their systems and increase security. The course covers common cyberattacks and insider threats. By the end of this course, they’ll know how to be more proactive and aware of what's going on in the environment to help keep your company's network more secure.

Want to make sure your employees don’t forget what they’ve learned? SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s Brain Boost (by request only) spaced repetition tool uses the principles of the ‘Forgetting Curve’ – where employees forget more than half of newly learned material within 20 minutes immediately after a lesson ends. Brain Boost ensures that your employees are only spending time in areas where they need further development.

  • Cost: Free (up to 10 users)
  • Scope: Insider threats, cyberattacks, preventive measures to safeguard company data

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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Mitigate damage from breaches with incident response training

Incident response is the process of addressing and managing the aftermath of a security breach or cyberattack. Its goal is to contain the damage, mitigate any potential negative effects, and restore normal operations as quickly as possible. Incident response training is important because it helps make sure that an organization's staff knows how to handle a security breach or cyberattack properly. Delivering incident response training courses helps make sure that staff knows how to properly follow the organization's incident response plan and coordinate with other teams and stakeholders. This can help ensure that the incident is handled efficiently and effectively.

And the best part? Your team can complete courses anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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