Security Administrator Reponsibilities

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What does a Security Administrator do?
Dec 20, 2018 in Career Counselling by Kapoor
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  • Provide Defense to systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction
  • Perform vulnerability and networking scanning and analyze how can the network be made more secure
  • Monitor network traffic for unusual activity
  • Configure and support security tools such as firewalls, anti-virus software, patch management systems, etc. and check for other ways to make the network secure
  • Implement network security policies, application security, access control to prevent unauthorized access
  • Analyze and establish security requirements for your networks and make changes to existing security if required
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answered Dec 20, 2018 by Aisure
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Hey Kapoor, a Security Administrator has following responsibilities on a day-to-day basis:

  • Configure security systems such as firewalls, antivirus, and IDS/IPS software

  • Create network policies and authorization roles for file access

  • Identify threats and work to create steps to defend against them

  • Define disaster recovery plans

  • Consult with staff, managers and executives on the best security practices

  • Perform vulnerability and penetration tests across all network segments

  • Monitor network traffic for suspicious behavior

  • Analyze current security requirements and make suggestions for improvements

answered Jun 11, 2019 by Tarang

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