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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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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