Cybersecurity Administrator

Cybersecurity Administrators oversee IT security issues and ensure their systems are protected against cyber threats.

Role overview

Cybersecurity Administrators typically work as part of a team to cover all the digital security needs of an organization. The role varies with the size and nature of the organization, but in general, Security Administrators ensure the safety of the organization’s data. They are tasked with managing the safety of the business’ systems, networks, applications, devices, hardware, and software.

Cybersecurity Administrators
may also be referred to as:
Cloud Security Administrator
Cybersecurity Network Administrator
Cybersecurity Server Administrator
Cybersecurity Systems Administrator
Cyber Systems Administrator
Cyber Systems Administrator Linux
Cybersecurity Support Administrator
Data Security Administrator
Desktop Endpoint Security Administrator
Email/Office Cybersecurity Administrator
Network Security Administrator
Security Administrator
Systems Security Administrator

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Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
$110,000
National Average
$130,000
$150,000
* based upon those with two plus years of cybersecurity experience

Responsibilities

Creating a safe digital environment, allowing employees to work effectively.
Developing policies and systems to protect business and customer data.
Identifying the networks’ weak points and installing firewalls, site-blocking programs, and anti-malware software in response.
Repairing vulnerabilities and handling the response to an incident.
Creating and enforcing network and system authorization and usage protocols.
Designing system recovery plans and preparing the organization for cyber breaches.

Tools & Environment

Cybersecurity Administrators use a variety of tools within their role, depending on their industry and the nature of their organization. Most Security Administrators use router and firewall configuration tools, as well as operating systems such as Windows and Linux. They also often use protocols including TCP, UDP, SSL, and DNS, and intrusion detection tools.

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