Resilient Systems arms security teams with automated incident responses

Resilient systems has a new software module for its incident-response platform that lets network security pros respond quicker and with more certainty to attacks.

Called Action Module, it makes it possible to have automated responses at the ready so when actual incidents arise network admins can push a button to respond.

Because responses execute automatically when triggered, slow manual steps are taken out of the equation, making responses timelier and eliminating human error that might otherwise come into play.

“The upside is speed and effectiveness,” says Bruce Schneier, CTO of Resilient, “getting it fast and getting it right – no making mistakes. We’re talking about plumbing, but it’s really needed plumbing.”

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Network World Tim Greene