Information Security: Detection, Incident Response, and Evidence Collection—the Effective Use of Automation

Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Capstone Project

Degree Name

Master of Applied Science

Organizational Unit

University College, Informtaion and Communications Technology


Computer Information Systems

First Advisor

Granville Jones


Evidence collection, Incident detection, Incident response, Information security, Security automation


As the computer environment evolves so must the methods of securing a system environment. Not only are new computer applications and technical gadgets introduced every day, so are the tactics of the hackers and intruders. Search For Automation Inc. (SFA) is looking to augment their current security detection, incident response, and evidence gathering procedures through automation. SFA is searching for the right application(s) to fulfill their automation needs. SFA and their search for automation begins by understanding where the technology stands today, what are the issues with the current solutions, and what other users are looking for in a security defense system. The search process continues on to find tools compatible with the SFA system environment and their application requirements.

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