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Security Specialist

Also known as: Security Analyst, Security Consultant, Security Team Lead, IT Security Manager or Chief Information Security Officers

About the Role

Security consultants and analysts are responsible for ensuring information assets and technologies are adequately protected.

Security specialists identify, develop, implement and maintain processes across an organisation to reduce information and IT risks.

Education Options

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Software Engineering

  • Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

Relevant Professional Certification

Chartered IT Professional NZ (CITPNZ) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)

Recognised Industry Certifications

  • SACA Certified Information Systems Securty Professional (CISSP)

  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

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