Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary
A Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $70,986 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Security Policies and Procedures, IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Risk Management, and Security Testing and Auditing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
|Salary||$50,167 - $114,348|
|Bonus||$1,021 - $15,319|
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|$51,965 - $139,360|
Job Description for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)
Security consultants (computing/networking/information technology) often work in large organizations and educational institutions that have large digitized databases.Read More...
Security consultants must be adaptable to each industry they may specifically cater to. They must have good organization and communication skills.
They must design and/or improve a system that protects the institution against internal and external theft of data; protecting data from terrorist organizations may also be a concern.
Security consultants also conceive emergency plans for clients. When planning, they start by assessing potential threats and then develop the process by which the company will implement the system during certain emergencies or natural disasters.
Most companies expect security consultants to have at least bachelor's degree and three to five years of professional experience. A bachelor's degree in computer science is particularly preferred in the computing, networking, or information technology field. Engineering degrees are also useful, as well as CAD experience. A common certification for security analysts is through the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC). (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Tasks
- Assess vulnerability, including preforming penetration tests.
- Provide incident response and forensics.
- Interface with clients and technically manage security projects.
- Educate business about polices, procedure and standards.
- Assist in risk analysis and mitigation techniques.
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