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 three entry-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.
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Common job titles
- Incident analyst
- Information security project manager
- Security project manager
- Senior analyst, information security
- Cybersecurity consultant: incident response & forensics
U.S. job openings
- Information security
- Project management
- Information systems
- Network security
- Intrusion detection
- Security operations
- Vulnerability assessment
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