The recovery and maintenance of networks involve associated processes such as the preservation of technical data, forensics and anti-forensics, and eDiscovery mechanisms, which collectively help in retrieving compromised systems and preventing future attacks. Whitman et al. highlight that the recovery phase is part of the broader incident response process which begins with figuring out the source of the security breach or cyber-attack, how the affected systems were compromised, and why there are no incidental protection mechanisms in place to prevent such incidents (315). Baskerville et al. posit that applying Deming’s cycle (i.e., plan, do, check, and act) can ensure adequate recovery and maintenance process while lowering the susceptibility of systems to future attacks (139). Planning for recovery is best based on the expert understanding of the security incident at the moment, while doing involves trying the recovery plan on several devices at a time. On the other hand, checking entails assessing the effectiveness of the plan, followed by acting, which is implemented only if the solution works, thus expanding its application to entire networks and devices. The approach is crucial for developing future security solutions that can fend off similar or multifaceted attacks.