Hiring Kit: Security Analyst
In general, security analysts are tasked with identifying weaknesses in current security systems and developing solutions to close security vulnerabilities. To perform this task well, ideal candidates will have highly advanced technical skills, a proven ability to communicate with all levels of an organization and experience applying both skill sets to solve real problems.
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According to Glassdoor, the salary for a security analyst in the United States can be as low as $54,000 per year or as high as $135,000 per year. The average salary is about $85,000 per year.
DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILLSETS
Like many positions in the cybersecurity arena, individuals filling the security analyst position should be able to function in a highly stressful environment. For a lot of enterprises, attacks on information technology infrastructure are a daily, sometimes hourly, occurrence that can’t be ignored or avoided. That level of constant pressure is not suitable for everyone, and hiring managers should focus on candidates with appropriate dispositions.
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