SYSTEMS SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR

Develop and oversee the implementation of information security procedures and policies. Build, maintain and upgrade security technology, such as firewalls, for the safe use of computer networks and the transmission and retrieval of information. Design and implement appropriate security controls to identify vulnerabilities and protect digital files and electronic infrastructures. Monitor and respond to computer security breaches, viruses, and intrusions, and perform forensic investigation. May oversee the assessment of information security systems.

CAREER DETAILS

Salary: $40,000 – $93,000

Education: 2&4 Year College/On-the-Job Training

Assess the quality of security controls using performance indicators.

Conduct investigations of information security breaches to identify vulnerabilities and evaluate the damage.

Coordinate documentation of computer security or emergency measure policies, procedures, or tests.

Coordinate monitoring of networks or systems for security breaches or intrusions.

Coordinate vulnerability assessments or analysis of information security systems.

*This list of tasks does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

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