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Incident Responder

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Incident 
Responder
Prevent and Protect
 Against Threats 
Education Needed:
At least a Technical Degree in Computer Science
Responsibilities:
  • Recognize vulnerabilities of a Network.
  • Develop procedures for emergencies. 
  • Effective oversees systems and applications for suspicious activities.
  • Run penetration tests, risk analysis and security audits. 
  • Develop communication trails for before and after an emergency. 
  • Works with and informs law enforcement when necessary.
  • Provide reports to proper management team members.
Salary
$105,910
Management
$52,160
Entry Level
Hard
Hard Skills and Soft Skills
Soft
Patient

Quick Thinking

Great Problem Solver

Excellent Writing Skills 

Good Communicator

Adaptable in emergency situations

Well Spoken

Confident under pressure 
  • Familiar with forensics software like Helix, XRY, and FTX
  • Comfortable with archiving and backing up multiple technologies
  • fluent in a variety of computer langages ie C++, Java, PHP, C# and ASM
  • Highly proficient in computer operating systems
  • Basic understanding of Internet-based Application Security
Sources
https://www.cyberdegrees.org/jobs/incident-responder/
https://www.cybersecurityeducation.org/careers/incident-responder/