IT Security Coordinator
Also known as Information Security Analysts, an IT Security Coordinator is responsible for protecting the organization’s computer systems and networks. The professional must put in place the security measures to ensure the safeguarding of clients or company data from unauthorized access, theft, and misuse. They also should work in coordination with the IT department and look into breaches of IT security.
Usually, the IT Security Coordinator takes care of wide range or threats to electronic information. They handle any issues related to illegal hacking, viruses, spyware and Trojans and other security requirements. The professionals play an active role in creating IT domain specific policies, configurations and standards. It is their responsibility to identify the security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures.
The security officer should research about security enhancements and come up with effective solutions for improvement. They have to validate the safety and security of new systems before implementing them. The professionals have to execute the penetration test for a variety of technologies such as web application, mobile and infrastructure. It is essential for them to stay updated on information technology trends and security standards.
They must develop and implement various policies to keep the organization’s data confidential. By erecting firewalls and encrypting data transmissions, they secure the information, while it is received or transmitted.
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