A security analyst helps to detect and plan to prevent cyber threats to an organization.
Training, Qualifications, and Advancement:
You need less than 5 years of work experience in a related occupation.
Many information security analysts work with other members of an information technology department, such as network administrators or computer systems analysts.
There is a high need for this job due to cyber attacks happening more frequently. The federal government is expected to greatly increase its use of information security analysts to protect the nation’s critical information technology (IT) systems.Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 36 percent in computer systems design and related services from 2014 to 2024.
2015 median pay - $90,120 per year
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