What does a Security Architect do?

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Dec 19, 2018 in Career Counselling by Vidhyut
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  • Design security architectures for any IT project including Planning and Research
  • Perform vulnerability testing, security assessments and risk analyses
  • Research security standards, security systems and authentication protocols
  • Manage secure local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related network devices
  • Design public key infrastructures (PKIs)
  • Prepare cost estimates and identify integration issues
  • Install of firewall, VPN, routers, IDS scanning technologies and servers
  • Test existing security structures
  • Define, implement and maintain corporate security policies and procedures
  • Update and upgrade existing security systems
answered Dec 19, 2018 by Vijita
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Security Architect is responsible for creating the Security System for an Organization. He/she will have to design the architecture for the organization such that it keeps the network and system out of threats. He/she will have to collect data from PenTesters and Vulnerability testers and then design the system to protect the network and the system from the possible threats.
answered Feb 4 by Joe
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Hey,

A security architect is a senior-level employee who is responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the security structures for an organization's computer system.

Once these structure are in place, the security architect will test for any weaknesses and audit the entire system.

A security architect needs to have a through understanding of an organization's system i order to learn who has access and where the vulnerable points may be.

Once these structure are in place, the security architect will test for any weaknesses and audit the entire system. 

answered Apr 10 by rashmi

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