DATA SECURITY ANALYST
St. Petersburg, FL
Local Candidates Only
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Experience with Splunk Enterprise needed, as well as strong foundational skills
Data security analysts must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. They should be able to multitask and work well under pressure. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable government regulations.
Seek a Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field, along with at least three years of practical data security experience. A professional certification such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation also is a valuable asset.
Typical duties include:
• Performing security audits, risk assessments and analysis
• Making recommendations for enhancing data systems security
• Researching attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses
• Formulating security policies and procedures