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computer incident response team (CIRT)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  Group of individuals usually consisting of Security Analysts organized to develop, recommend, and coordinate immediate mitigation actions for containment, eradication, and recovery resulting from computer security incidents. Also called a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) or a CIRC (Computer Incident Response Center, Computer Incident Response Capability, or Cyber Incident Response Team).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) (CNSSI 4009)

  Group of individuals usually consisting of security analysts organized to develop, recommend, and coordinate immediate mitigation actions for containment, eradication, and recovery resulting from computer security incidents. Also called a Cyber Incident Response Team, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) or a CIRC (Computer Incident Response Center or Computer Incident Response Capability).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015