Cyber Seek Career Path: Cybersecurity Analyst

A New Tool to Assist You in Becoming a Cybersecurity Analyst

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What Is a Cybersecurity Analyst?

There are countless job titles in the cybersecurity industry, and some of them are in heavier demand than others. One title that is in high demand is the cybersecurity analyst. But what exactly is a cybersecurity analyst? Writing for Rasmussen College, Brianna Flavin defined the role as follows:

“Cyber security analysts (also called information security analysts) plan and carry out security measures to protect a company’s computer networks and systems…They keep constant tabs on threats and monitor their organization’s networks for any breaches in security…this involves installing software and encryption, reporting breaches or weak spots, researching IT trends, educating the rest of the company on security—and even simulating security attacks to find potential vulnerabilities.” (Source)

The role of a cybersecurity analyst is critical to any business or corporation. Not only do they work closely with the IT security staff in keeping their lines of defenses up to date with the latest tools and technologies, but the bulk of their time is also spent in researching on the latest (Read more...)

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