Cybersecurity Advisor

A Cybersecurity Advisor provides thought leadership across multiple cybersecurity areas.

Role overview

The Cybersecurity Advisor guides the security solutions that are right for their organization. They work closely with architects to identify security requirements, produce risk assessments, and deliver solutions that are secure and comply with the right frameworks while allowing the business to grow and meet changing customer requirements.

Cybersecurity Advisors
may also be referred to as:
Blue Team Expert
Cloud Security SME
Cybersecurity Policy Advisor
Cybersecurity Privacy Advisor
Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Security Advisor

Career Path

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Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
$140,000
National Average
$150,000
$160,000
* based upon those with two plus years of cybersecurity experience

Responsibilities

Plan and implement security features and components for the organization.
Accelerating the deployment of the right security tools and enhancing the overall cybersecurity posture of the organization.
Ensuring all security procedures are up to date and safe for key stakeholders, clients, customers, and staff.
Identifying the right systems to leverage and secure the business.
Defining the cleanest implementation path with the least complications.
Working in a collaborative team environment to advise, mentor, and support colleagues on all aspects of cybersecurity.
Monitoring for incidents and alerts and providing responses to address security events.

Tools & Environment

A Cybersecurity Advisor will use a wide range of tools in their role, including threat detection and remediation, SaaS applications, security architecture, scripting, automation, and configuration management tools.

Certifications

Category Organization Certification
Plan (ISC)2 CISSP-ISSAP
Plan CREST CRTSA
Plan GIAC GSE
Plan GIAC GDSA
Plan GIAC GCPM
Plan SABSA SABSA-SCF
Plan SABSA SABSA-SCP
Plan SABSA SABSA-SCM
Plan SECO-Institute S-ISME
Organization

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