Roles and Responsibilities of Information Security Analyst

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What are the roles and responsibilities of an Information security Analyst?
Jan 3, 2019 in Career Counselling by Ali
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Information Security Analysts usually work with the networking to prevent cyberattacks. These are few of their duties:

  • Think from the hacker’s perspective and come up with ways the company data/network can be attacked
  • Design security measures to prevent those attacks
  • Carry out risk assessments and testing of data processing systems
  • Training staff on the security measures that needs to be followed
  • Monitoring security access
  • Performing internal and external security audits
  • Deploying continuous updates of the security systems and procedures to stay up to-date with the new technology which can be exploited.
answered Jan 3, 2019 by Akash
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Hey,

Roles and Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Monitoring security access
  • Conducting security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis.
  • Performing both internal and external security audits.
  • Analyzing security breaches to identify the root cause.
  • Continuously updating the company’s incident response and disaster recovery plans.
  • Verifying the security of third-party vendors and collaborating with them to meet security requirements.
answered May 22, 2019 by Gitika
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Hey Ali, an Information Security Analyst usually have following roles and responsibilities:

  1. Investigate cyber security breaches and other network related issues.

  2. Monitor computer networks for security issues.

  3. Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.

  4. Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.

  5. Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.

  6. Work with security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.

  7. Stay up-to-date on IT security trends and standards.

answered Jul 1, 2019 by Abha
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