Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. 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, Computer Systems Security Analyst, Cyber Security Specialist, Data Security Analyst, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Officer, Information Security Specialist, Information Systems Security Analyst, Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), Information Technology Security Analyst (IT Security Analyst), Network Security Analyst, Security Analyst, Security Specialist, Systems Analyst
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