Role Profile

Role Profile: Incident Response Analyst

November 9th, 2021
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Alexis Tatro , Peggy Dostie


This report provides an overview of the common requirements, responsibilities, experience, and expertise necessary to operate as an incident response analyst. Security leaders can use this as the basis of a job requisition. This research also features the common roles the incident response analyst works alongside, metrics for evaluating this role, along with the recommended behaviors and characteristics necessary in an incident response analyst to effectively collaborate with key stakeholders before, during, and after incidents of varying severity and disruption.

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