The cybersecurity engineer role includes a variety of advanced-level information security positions related to implementing and maintaining cybersecurity systems.
What does a cybersecurity engineer do?
Cybersecurity engineers require an advanced understanding of information security principles, including network security, authentication, cryptography, and project and risk management.
It is one of three advanced-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.
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Common job titles
- Security engineer
- Network security engineer
- Information security engineer
- Senior security engineer
- Cyber security engineer
U.S. job openings
- Information security
- Network security
- Information systems
- Project management
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