What Can I Do? Information Security Analysts

Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. [2].

Entry Level Education – Bachelor’s degree

2019 Median Pay – $99,730 ($47.95/hour)

Job outlook 31%

What they do: Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems.

Where do I start: Security+ shows foundational security knowledge

Certifications: CEH, Certified Information Security Manager, Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Where do they fall in the NIST[2] –Information System Analysts can fall in the Systems Development and Systems Analysis Specialty Areas

[1] https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm

[2] https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-181.pdf

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