Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Governance & Risk Management , Incident & Breach Response

How Incident Response Can Improve Disaster Recovery Plans

Rapid7's Jeremiah Dewey Discusses Better Security Responses
Jeremiah Dewey, vice president of managed services, Rapid7

Having a more thorough incident response plan can help organizations mitigate attacks faster and fine-tune their disaster recovery efforts, says Jeremiah Dewey, vice president of managed services for Rapid7.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Dewey discusses takeaways from a recent series of virtual roundtables on this subject, including:

  • Lessons organizations can learn about incident response;
  • How organizations can address disaster recovery at a time when the threat landscape is changing;
  • Best practices for improving incident response and remediation.

Dewey leads Rapid7’s managed detection and response service. Previously, he was a vice president at Stroz Friedberg's cyber resilience practice. Earlier, at Mandiant and FireEye, he served as director of the Americas for the company’s managed service. Dewey has worked in the private sector and in government, providing consulting services to Department of Defense clients and leading security programs at federal agencies.

About the Author

Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

Former Managing Editor, GovInfoSecurity, ISMG

Ferguson was the managing editor for the media website at Information Security Media Group. Before joining ISMG, he was editor-in-chief at eWEEK and director of audience development for InformationWeek. He's also written and edited for Light Reading, Security Now, Enterprise Cloud News, TU-Automotive, Dice Insights and

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