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Create a security incident group

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Create a security incident group

Set up a security incident group and assign the appropriate roles and users to the group.

Before you begin

Roles required:
  • If you have the user_admin role, you can create security incident assignment groups.
  • If you have the sn_si.admin role, you can create and edit security incident assignment groups.

About this task

Users in a group inherit the roles of the group, so you do not have to assign roles to each user separately.

It is a good practice to create as many groups as needed in your organization. It is also a good practice to create one group for administrators and assign the admin role to this group only.


  1. Navigate to User Administration > Groups or Security Incident > Setup > Groups.
  2. Click New.
  3. Fill in the fields.
  4. Make sure that you select the security incident type for this group.
    1. If the Type field is not visible, configure the form to add it.
    2. Click the lock icon beside the Type field.
    3. Click the reference lookup icon (lookup icon)
    4. Search for and select the security incident type.
  5. Right-click the form header and select Save.
  6. In the Roles related list, add the roles that each member of this group receives. For example, if you are making a group for Security Incident Response team members, add sn_si.analyst. If you are making a group for Security Incident Response administrators, add sn_si.admin.
  7. In the Group Members related list, add users to this group.
  8. Click Update.