IT Security Analyst

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IT Security Analysts plan, co-ordinate and implement security measures to protect computer systems from unauthorised access.  This is a critical role, which is responsible for protecting a company’s information.

The tasks of an IT security analyst include:

  • Performing day-to-day security management activities, including responding to user problems and rectifying faults
  • Detecting and responding to intrusion or security breaches
  • Performing security audits and maintaining a systems disaster recovery manual
  • Co-ordinating contingency planning and testing
  • Performing maintenance operations such as signature updates and software upgrades
  • Ensuring all security documentation and procedures meet compliance requirements
  • Assessing the impact of new technologies on existing or planned systems