Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

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Degree Required:

Degree Required
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Recommended
Master's Degree Required

Job Growth:

Job Growth

Median Salary Range:

Median Salary Range

Soft Skills:

Soft Skills
Excellent Communication
Analytical Thinking
Wide Knowledge Base

Common Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement an organization’s information security program to ensure their data remains secure
  • Anticipate, assess, and actively manage new and emerging threats
  • Respond to data breaches and other security incidents
  • Develop policies and procedures to protect enterprise communications, systems, and assets from internal and external threats
  • Work with other departments to align security initiatives with business goals
  • Identify security objectives and metrics, and establish secure business and communication practices
  • Communicate complex security concepts to both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Have a strong understanding of information technology and security and research potential cyber threats and future cybersecurity technology