Incident Response Management: Leads and coordinates the organization's incident response
efforts. Establishes and maintains an incident response plan that outlines the processes, roles,
and responsibilities for responding to cybersecurity incidents. Ensures incidents are promptly
identified, assessed, and appropriately escalated.
ncident Triage and Investigation: Conducts initial triage of cybersecurity incidents to
determine the severity, impact, and nature of the incident. Initiates and leads investigations
into incidents, gathering evidence, and analyzing data to understand the root cause and extent
of the incident.
Forensic Analysis: Performs forensic analysis of digital evidence to support incident
investigations. Utilizes forensic tools and techniques to collect, preserve, and analyze data
from affected systems, networks, and devices. Extracts relevant artifacts, such as logs, memory
images, and file systems, to uncover the attacker's activities and identify potential
Evidence Collection and Preservation: Ensures the proper collection, preservation, and
documentation of evidence related to cybersecurity incidents. Adheres to forensic best
practices and legal requirements to maintain the integrity and admissibility of digital evidence.
Prepares detailed reports and documentation of the forensic findings.
Incident Containment and Eradication: Works with technical teams to develop and execute
strategies for containing and eradicating cybersecurity incidents. Provides guidance on
technical remediation activities, such as system patching, malware removal, or network
reconfiguration, to mitigate the impact of the incident and prevent further compromise.
Collaboration and Communication: Collaborates with cross-functional teams, including IT,
security operations, legal, HR, and senior management, to ensure effective incident response.
Communicates with stakeholders, such as executive management, affected departments, and
external partners, regarding incident updates, mitigation strategies, and lessons learned.
Incident Reporting and Documentation: Prepares comprehensive incident reports that
document the details of the incident, the response activities undertaken, and the lessons
learned. Provides recommendations for improving incident response processes, enhancing
security controls, and preventing future incidents.
Training and Awareness: Develops and delivers incident response training programs to educate
employees on their roles and responsibilities during cybersecurity incidents. Raises awareness
about common incident types, reporting procedures, and incident response best practices
across the organization.