Welcome to the Incident Response Playbooks repository! We’re creating these playbooks with the knowledge gained from LetsDefend to assist security experts in responding to various security incidents effectively.

Whether you’re new to incident response or a seasoned professional, you’ll find valuable resources here to help you navigate and mitigate security threats.

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Incident response is a critical aspect of maintaining the security of any organization’s digital infrastructure.


Having well-defined playbooks and procedures can significantly reduce response time and minimize the impact of security incidents.

This repository aims to provide a centralized collection of incident responder playbooks, covering a wide range of scenarios and use cases.


Our playbooks are organized into categories for easy navigation and access. You can explore these categories to find playbooks that match your specific needs:

Feel free to use, modify, and contribute to these playbooks to improve incident response across the security community.

Getting Started

To get started with the Incident Responder Playbooks, follow these steps:

  1. Clone this repository to your local machine:
git clone https://github.com/LetsDefend/incident-response-playbooks.git

2. Navigate to the playbook category that interests you.

cd incident-response-playbooks/your-chosen-category
  1. Choose a playbook that matches your current incident type.
  2. Follow the instructions within the playbook to respond effectively to the incident.