Once the incident response charter is completed, the next stage is to start staffing the CSIRT. Larger organizations with sufficient resources may be able to task personnel with incident response duties full-time. More often than not though, organizations will have to utilize personnel who have other duties outside incident response. Personnel who comprise the internal CSIRT can be divided into three categories: core team, technical support, and organizational support. Each individual within the CSIRT fulfills a specific task. Building this capability into an organization takes more than just assigning personnel and creating a policy and procedure document. Like any major project initiative, there is a good deal of effort required in ...

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