Cybersecurity engineer

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.

Overview

Common job titles
  • Security engineer
  • Network security engineer
  • Information security engineer
  • Senior security engineer
  • Cyber security engineer
U.S. job openings
  • 40,988
Most-requested skills
  • Information security
  • Network security
  • Linux
  • Information systems
  • Python
  • Cryptography
  • Cisco
  • Project management
  • Authentication

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