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Incident Response Tabletop Exercise

Accurately evaluate incident response readiness by immersing your key stakeholders in realistic and customized threat scenarios designed specifically for your business.

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Impactful Insights to Evolve Your Strategy

Tabletops Designed Just for You.

By forming an understanding of your challenges, requirements, and goals, Bishop Fox works with you to define a Red Team engagement that suits your organization. Unlike one-size-fits-all Red Team services, Bishop Fox offers a “building block” approach that can include an Incident Response Tabletop Exercise with any combination of the Red Team service methodologies.

Advanced Attack Emulation

Put Your Incident Response Plan to the Test

The threat landscape and the increasing costs associated with data breaches have made it imperative for organizations to invest in effective incident response strategies. Enable your organization to accurately evaluate incident response readiness by immersing participants in realistic and customized exercises.

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Red Team Expertise and Ingenuity

Expert Preparation & Exercise Development.

Customized Scenario Development
Engagements are adapted to the specific incident response scenarios that concern you the most.

Alignment With Your Existing IR Plan and Business Context
Scenarios are developed with your existing business and IR playbooks in mind to ensure the most accurate simulation and assessment possible.

Executive and Technical Focused Options
Exercises are designed for both technical-level and executive-level stakeholders to address the unique needs of various business functions in your organization.

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Maximize Engagement

Effective Facilitation from Offensive Security Experts.

Complete Engagement Debrief Session
Drive meaningful dialogue and collaboration in an efficient manner while respecting the time of key stakeholders.

Comprehensive After-Action Report
Get a complete report including an executive summary, findings, lessons learned, recommendations, and Cyber IR Resilience Score.

GRC-Focused Documentation
Receive governance, risk, and compliance-related documentation that supports your requirements and highlights the efficacy of your IR plan.

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Actionable Results

Identify Gaps & Relay Readiness to Your Leadership.

Ransomware-specific Attack Graphing
In-depth attack graphing charts possible pathways for ransomware incidents, including analysis of architecture, vulnerable systems, and data at risk.

Detailed Findings Presentation and Reporting
Receive a complete walkthrough of findings, with a live Q&A session, ensuring all stakeholders understand findings, risks, and recommendations.

Targeted Remediation
Prescriptive guidance increases the effectiveness of ransomware preventative measures including prioritized remediation of issues based on likelihood of exploitation and business impact.

Incident Response Tabletop Exercise Key Benefits

What You Can Expect

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Enhanced Incident Preparedness

Boost readiness with scenario-driven exercises that simulate real-life cyberattacks relevant to your business and improve response capabilities.

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Informed Decision-Making

Make data-driven decisions on incident response processes, resources, and investments through targeted insights and analysis.

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Objective Evaluation

Receive impartial assessment of incident response plans, identifying strengths and areas for improvement without bias or preconceptions.

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Compliance Documentation

Generate comprehensive documentation to fulfill compliance requirements and showcase continuous security improvement to third parties.

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Time & Cost Efficiency

Save valuable resources and time by streamlining tabletop exercises, enabling your team to focus on core responsibilities.

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Engagement & Collaboration

Foster a culture of teamwork and communication, ensuring stakeholders effectively coordinate during security incidents.

Preview of the incident response Tabletop Exercise Methodology by Bishop Fox.

Peek Under The Hood

Explore the Bishop Fox Approach to Tabletop Exercises.

Our tabletop exercise methodology is designed to test scenarios in line with threat landscape trends and industry-specific risks, ensuring a realistic assessment of your incident response plans. Download the complete methodology to see what you can expect when you work with us.


Meet Our Featured Fox


Alethe Denis

Senior Security Consultant

Alethe Denis is a Senior Security Consultant at Bishop Fox. She is best known for social engineering, open-source intelligence (OSINT), and performing security assessments and trainings for both the private and public sectors with emphasis on critical infrastructure organizations. Alethe was awarded a DEFCON Black Badge at DEFCON 27 for winning the 10th annual Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) contest. Using both OSINT and social engineering skills, she compromised her target Fortune 500 company using just a telephone. She, along with her teammates, received a bronze, silver, most valuable OSINT, and Black Badge Award from a series of TraceLabs capture-the-flag contests, including first place in the August 2020 DEFCON edition of the TraceLabs Missing Persons OSINT CTF.

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