Cybersecurity analyst

The cybersecurity analyst role includes a variety of mid-level information security positions focused on planning and implementing organizational security measures.

What does a cybersecurity analyst do?

Cybersecurity analysts require knowledge of implementing more complex aspects of security, including security operations, cyber threat analysis and cryptography.

It is one of three mid-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.

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CompTIA CySA+
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CompTIA CySA+

CompTIA CySA+

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification path teaches you how to use behavioral analytics to prevent, detect and combat cyber threats. You'll learn how to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis to identify threats and secure applications and systems.

Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)
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Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)

Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)

The Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA) certification path teaches you the analysis skills needed to reverse engineer and analyze malware. You'll learn about how malware works, reversing different types of malware, common tools and more.

Malware Analysis & Reverse Engineering
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Malware Analysis & Reverse Engineering

Malware Analysis & Reverse Engineering

The Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering skill path teaches you the fundamentals of reverse engineering malware, including anti-reversing techniques.

Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA)
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Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA)

Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA)

The Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA) certification path covers everything from field-based attacks to automated vulnerability assessments for SCADA networks. You'll learn how to defend against both internal and external attackers to provide holistic security for critical industrial automation systems.

ICS/SCADA Security Analyst
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ICS/SCADA Security Analyst

ICS/SCADA Security Analyst

The ICS/SCADA Security Analyst skill path provides you with the knowledge needed to defend the systems that control critical infrastructure. You'll learn about assessing the security of industrial control and SCADA systems and protecting them from cyber threats.

Overview

Common job titles
  • Information security analyst
  • Security analyst
  • Cyber security analyst
  • IT security analyst
  • Senior security analyst
U.S. job openings
  • 26,013
Most-requested skills
  • Information security
  • Information systems
  • Network security
  • Linux
  • Security operations
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Threat analysis
  • Intrusion detection
  • Cryptography

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