Information security specialists are in charge of developing and implementing security measures for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing existing security procedures and suggesting changes to upper management for increased efficient and extra security. Information security specialists present their findings to managers and recommend new technologies or policy modifications. They also research security measures and concerns to develop effective strategies to mitigate security risks, as well as develop systems and techniques to handle sensitive information in a confidential way.
Information Security Specialist Tasks
Coordinate with other departments to promote awareness and training on security protocols.
Implement, monitor, and maintain policies and standards for information technology-related controls.
Design audits of computer systems to ensure operational security and protection from attack.
Oversee and monitor routine administration of the information security department.