Chapter 6. Getting to Know Your Peers: Teams and Organizations Around the World

The previous chapter covers the various internal organizations a response team will likely need to interface with, such as public relations, attorneys, and executive management. The purpose behind involving those internal teams is to engage resources and specialized skill sets to deal with an incident internally. Collaboration between your IRT and key groups or individuals within your organization should be well established.

A sign of a mature IRT is one who not only has these relationships with other internal entities established, but also continues to cultivate them. These working relationships should be more than just mandated by senior management. It should be ...

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