Skills in demand: Incident response

Share this article:
Joyce Brocaglia
Joyce Brocaglia
The demand for pros who can be a part of an incident response team is growing. 

What it takes

In demand are pros who can protect information systems against unauthorized use. This requires skills in intrusion detection, threat assessment, vulnerability assessment, incident tracking, analytical investigation and future security threat countermeasures. At the more senior level, the role may require technical leadership and architectural expertise in designing and implementing intrusion detection and prevention systems and network forensics.

Compensation

Salary ranges from $80k to $120k.
Share this article:
You must be a registered member of SC Magazine to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Opinions

Sign up to our newsletters

TOP COMMENTS

More in Opinions

Me and my job: Michael Canavan, Kaspersky Lab North America

Me and my job: Michael Canavan, Kaspersky Lab ...

We catch up and learn a bit more about Michael Canavan, senior director, systems engineering, Kaspersky Lab North America.

Embracing BYOD...with safeguards

Embracing BYOD...with safeguards

It's possible to safely manage the security risks posed by BYOD, says Anders Lofgren at Acronis Access.

Becoming a "security thinker"

Becoming a "security thinker"

Active security thinking ensures that we don't simply perpetuate security folklore.