Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Computer Security Specialist, Cyber Security Specialist, Data Security Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Engineer, Information Security Officer, Information Security Specialist, Information Systems Security Analyst, Information Systems Security Officer, Information Technology Security Analyst (IT Security Analyst), Information Technology Specialist, Network Security Analyst, Network Security Engineer, Security Analyst, Security Engineer, Security Specialist, Systems Analyst
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