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Information Security Analysts

Overview

Information security analysts protect an organization’s computer systems and networks from unauthorized intrusion by cyber attacks. These intruders are known as hackers, and the action of breaking into a computer system or network is called hacking. Approximately 88,880 information security analysts are employed in the United States. They are also known as computer security specialists, database security specialists, and network security analysts.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Chief Information Security Officer

Information Security Manager

Information Security Analyst

Computer Engineer or Systems or Database Administrator

Technical Support Specialist

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