Incident Response

CRW02 Table Top Exercises - An Underutilized Security Tool?


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Introductory

Adrian Porter

Sr. Data Security Manager and Protection Officer


Firewall, EDR, Pen Test, oh my! There are so many tools at our disposal to keep the bad actors at bay that we may overlook the importance and value of turning our gaze inward.

In this session we will discuss the purpose of Table Top Exercises, provide some examples of scenarios and how to engage with your organization, and the potential wins and outcomes which can potentially transform your security response.

We will even end with a quick group Tabletop Exercise to demonstrate the power of scenario-based thought experiments!

You will learn:

  • Purpose of Tabletop Exercises
  • Identify scenarios and methods of engaging with your organization
  • Expand your understanding of the power of scenario-based exercises