Security Manager

Build the skills a successful security manager needs with our library of role-based courses and learning paths. Learn how to develop security strategies that align with organizational goals and objectives.



What does a security manager do?

Security managers direct and monitor security policies, regulations and rules that the technical team implements. Knowledge in areas like information security governance, program development and management, incident response and risk management are important to success in any security management role.


Security manager career paths

Domain knowledge

  • Cybersecurity management
  • Cybersecurity leadership

Related job titles

  • Chief information security officer (CISO)
  • Chief security officer (CSO)
  • Head of cybersecurity
  • VP of cybersecurity
  • Information security director
  • Information technology manager

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • Information Systems Security Manager
  • Authorizing Official
  • Program Manager
  • Privacy Officer/Compliance Manager
  • IT Project Manager

Training Material

Suggested courses for security managers

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

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.


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.

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)

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

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification path builds your knowledge of auditing information systems. You'll learn the tools and guidelines involved in the IT auditing process as well as concepts such as business continuity, enterprise IT governance, common security controls and more.

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework skill path introduces the framework for improving infrastructure cybersecurity.


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

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.

Plans & pricing

  • Infosec Skills Personal

    • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
    • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
    • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
    • Skill assessments
    • Infosec peer community support
  • Infosec Skills Teams

    $799 per license / year

    • Team administration and reporting
    • Dedicated client success manager
    • Single sign-on (SSO)
      Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
    • Integrations via API
      Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
    • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
    • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
    • Create and assign custom learning paths
    • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
    • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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