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Security incident survey cheat sheet

Security incident survey cheat sheet

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Posted: July 17, 2010

Author: Lenny Zeltser



This cheat sheet captures tips for examining a suspect server to decide whether to escalate for formal incident response. The steps presented in this cheat sheet aim at minimizing the adverse effect that the initial survey will have on the system, to decrease the likelihood that the attacker’s footprints will be inadvertently erased. For an editable Word version of the cheat sheet, see

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