What are skills are required to become information security analyst

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What are skills are required to become information security analyst

Jan 3 in Career Counselling by Ali
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One of the main skill required to become an information security analyst is ethical hacking. The only way to secure your network is by getting into the hackers shoe and seeing things from his point of view.
answered Jan 3 by Haseeb
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@Ali, skills required to become an Information Security Analyst are:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
  • Experience in information security or related field.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
  • Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
answered Jul 1 by Abha
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  • Experience with different anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods.
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods.
  • Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures.
  • Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications.
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management.
  • Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
answered Jul 22 by anonymous

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