The average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer in Canada is C$149,204.
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Job Description for Chief Information Security Officer
Chief information security officers oversee information systems and company security for their organization. This person is expected to evaluate, report on, and suggest new ideas related to any security threats that the company currently faces, helping protect vital information and strategies. The chief information security officer typically works with a team that he or she has appointed to effectively develop the steps necessary to protect the company’s interests. Further this person must provi…Read more
Chief Information Security Officer Tasks
- Maintain procedures, standards, and policies to protect the privacy and integrity of data.
- Ensure compliance with regulations and security policies.
- Provide information and training regarding information technology and security systems.
- Develop contingency plans and manage security breaches.
- Supervise development and application of security procedures and protocols.
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Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officer
Security Risk Management
Security Policies and Procedures
IT Security & Infrastructure
Skills in Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Leadership, Cyber Security and Security Risk Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officer
An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$146,362 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$159,958.
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Employees with Chief Information Security Officer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (14.0% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.2% less).
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