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Cybersecurity manager / administrator

The cybersecurity manager/administrator role includes a variety of advanced-level information security positions focused on overseeing security systems and teams.

What does a cybersecurity manager do?

Cybersecurity managers and administrators require an advanced understanding of information security concepts, security operations and information assurance, as well as risk management and project management skills.

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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(ISC)² CAP
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(ISC)² CAP

(ISC)² CAP

The Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification path builds your expertise around the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). You'll learn best practices, policies and procedures used to authorize and maintain information systems.

(ISC)² CCSP
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(ISC)² CCSP

(ISC)² CCSP

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification path teaches you the fundamentals of the cloud computing architecture framework and how to evaluate and implement appropriate controls around cloud services.

(ISC)² CISSP
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(ISC)² CISSP

(ISC)² CISSP

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification path teaches you the skills and best practices needed to create and execute enterprise-wide information security strategies.

(ISC)² CISSP-ISSMP
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(ISC)² CISSP-ISSMP

(ISC)² CISSP-ISSMP

The Information System Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP) certification path teaches you the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully manage an enterprise security program.

Cloud Security Management
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Cloud Security Management

Cloud Security Management

The Cloud Security Management skill path teaches you important security issues related to cloud services, including legal and compliance issues as well as the security of cloud infrastructure, data and applications.

CompTIA CASP+
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CompTIA CASP+

CompTIA CASP+

The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification path prepares your for CompTIA's most prestigious information security certification. You'll learn the skills required to conceptualize, design and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.

Cybersecurity Administration
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Cybersecurity Administration

Cybersecurity Administration

The Cybersecurity Administration skill path covers a variety of high-level tasks related to cybersecurity, including implementing identity and access management, understanding asset security, integrating enterprise security, performing assessments and more.

Cybersecurity Management
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Cybersecurity Management

Cybersecurity Management

The Cybersecurity Management skill path teaches you governance and risk management related to cybersecurity. You'll learn about developing and managing a security program, enterprise security operations, incident management, compliance and more.

Enterprise Security Risk Management
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Enterprise Security Risk Management

Enterprise Security Risk Management

The Enterprise Security Risk Management skill path covers essential enterprise risk topics, including risk identification and assessment, implementing security controls, regulatory compliance, strategy and culture, and more.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
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ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification path is designed for individuals that oversee, design or assess an enterprise's information security. You'll learn about information security governance, risk management, program development and incident management.

ISACA CRISC
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ISACA CRISC

ISACA CRISC

The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification path teaches you how to design, implement, monitor and maintain risk-based, efficient and effective IS controls.

ITIL 4 Foundations
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ITIL 4 Foundations

ITIL 4 Foundations

The ITIL® 4 Foundations certification path teaches you best practices for aligning IT services with business goals. You'll learn about the ITIL framework, the four dimensions of service management, best practices for implementing ITIL and more.

NIST DoD RMF
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NIST DoD RMF

NIST DoD RMF

This learning path explains the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and its processes and provides guidance for applying the RMF to information systems and organizations.

Project Management Professional (PMP)
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Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification path covers the best practices and principles of project management and prepares you to pass the Project Management Institute's PMP exam. You'll learn how initiate, plan, execute, monitor and close a project.

Training and Awareness Basics
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Training and Awareness Basics

Training and Awareness Basics

Learn the basics of running a successful training and awareness program that gets people's attention and changes behavior.

Overview

Common job titles
  • Information security manager
  • Information systems security officer
  • Security administrator
  • Information security officer
U.S. job openings
  • 15,993
Most-requested skills
  • Information security
  • Information systems
  • Project management
  • Information assurance
  • Linux
  • Network security
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Risk Management Framework
  • SAP

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