What are the skills required to become a Security Administrator?

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Hello. I'm currently working as Security Analyst and I want to become a Security Administrator. So, I wanted to know what skills should I have to become a Security Administrator. Thanks
Dec 20, 2018 in Career Counselling by Kapoor
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  • Deep knowledge about protocols such as SSL, HTTP, DNS, SMTP and IPSec
  • Excellent knowledge about firewall technologies and how to implement and configure it
  • Juniper/Cisco/Checkpoint
  • Knowledge about Packet Shaper, Load Balancer and Proxy Server
  • Expert IDS/IPS knowledge
  • Should know concepts of TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching and implementation
  • Experience with Network protocols and packet analysis tools
  • Operating System such as Windows, UNIX and Linux
  • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
answered Dec 20, 2018 by Sadkala
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You should concentrate on the following skills:

  • Network Security
  • Penetration Testing
  • Risk Management
  • Security Architecture and Design

This would help you become Security Administrator.

answered Feb 22 by Kiran

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