A Senior Privacy & Security Analyst earns an average salary of $92,684 per year.

$59,024 - $112,604
MEDIAN: $92,684

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$59,376 - $119,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Job Description for Senior Privacy & Security Analyst

Viruses, service attacks, and outright hacking can be incredibly costly to companies not only in terms of theft and downtime, but also due to attempts to prevent unwelcome intrusions. A senior privacy and security analyst is a management-level employee who examines an organization's communication, storage, and sharing policies and procedures and recommends the safest and most cost-efficient ways to secure them from unauthorized use and/or invasion.


Senior Privacy & Security Analyst Tasks

  • Identify and prevent current and future threats to user security and privacy.
  • Process incoming samples and create detection policies for identifying them in the future.
  • Locate and remove malware in a timely manner.

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Experience Affects Senior Privacy & Security Analyst Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Privacy & Security Analyst Salaries

Security Risk Management
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Job Satisfaction

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 4%