Skills in demand: Incident response

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.


Salary ranges from $80k to $120k.
Joyce Brocaglia

In 1986, Joyce Brocaglia created Alta Associates, one of the top 50 executive search firms in the country. In 2002, Joyce founded The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), a ground-breaking membership organization serving thousands of emerging leaders, as well as the most prominent and influential female executives in their field. In 2022, Alta and the EWF were acquired by the Diversified Search Group, the largest women-led, women-founded executive search firm.

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