Information Security Analyst plans and implements security measures to safeguard the organization’s computer networks and systems. The professionals take care of the organization’s networks for security breaches and examine the violation when one occurs. They are responsible for installing and using software such as firewalls and data encryption programs to secure sensitive information.
The Professional should create reports regarding the document security breaches. They have to evaluate the extent of damage caused by the breaches. The professionals perform penetration testing to simulate attacks to look for vulnerabilities before they are exploited. The Information Security Analyst should conduct research regarding the latest information technology security trends. The professionals must suggest security enhancements to management and senior IT staff.
The Information Security Analyst will assist in the installation. They should teach them about new security products and procedures. The professionals must play an active role in developing the organization’s disaster recovery plan which will help in the continued operation of an organization’s IT department. They must keep in mind factors such as copying and transferring data to an offsite location.