Exploring the Confluence and Divergence: Incident Response vs. Incident Management

As cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier famously stated, ‘Security is not a product, but a process.’

One might question how does this process translate when dealing with security incidents?

This article will explore the nuances of Incident Response and Incident Management. These two terms are often used interchangeably in cybersecurity, yet they signify different, albeit interconnected, aspects of handling a security incident.

Throughout this discourse, we will discuss the definitions, processes, roles, and tools associated with each term, thereby showing how they come together to form a resilient security architecture.