Nov 10, 2022
Troy Bettencourt is the Associate Partner of the X-Force Incident Response Team at IBM, a company that helps blue teams improve incident response plans and minimize the impact of a breach. As a technically-skilled person and process leader, he has over 10 years of leadership experience in the DFIR, law enforcement, and military spaces. Troy also has 18 years of digital forensics and incident response experience and three years of eDiscovery experience, which includes an assignment as the National eDiscovery Program Manager for a federal government agency.
With the rise in cyber attacks, it’s essential to develop proactive incident response measures. So, what are some steps you can take to mitigate breaches and make informed security decisions?
With a breadth of technical expertise in incident response consultations, Troy Bettencourt emphasizes the importance of investing in proactive services to prepare for and emulate cyber attacks. These services include ransomware readiness assessments and tabletop exercises designed to optimize incident response measures and decision-making. When assessing and selecting services, businesses need to determine the service’s value-add to their security efforts.
In today’s episode of She Said Privacy/He Said Security, Jodi and Justin Daniels host Troy Bettencourt of IBM to discuss developing incident response measures to combat cyber attacks. Troy explains how to select and purchase incident response services, the factors influencing the pricing and delivery of these services, and how he advises companies on incident response measures.