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Incident analyst / responder

The incident analyst/responder role includes a variety of entry-level information security positions focused on responding to and analyzing cybersecurity incidents.

What does an incident responder do?

Incident analysts and responders require an understanding of security operations, a solid foundation of technical skills related to information and network security, and strong communication skills.

It is one of four entry-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.

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Common job titles
  • Senior analyst, information security
  • Disaster recovery specialist
  • Network technology specialist
  • Audit project manager, information security
U.S. job openings
  • 7,180
Most-requested skills
  • Information security
  • Project management
  • Information systems
  • Linux
  • Network security
  • Technical support
  • Intrusion detection
  • UNIX
  • Security operations

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