Information Security Engineers

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Description

Develop and oversee the implementation of information security procedures and policies. Build, maintain and upgrade security technology, such as firewalls, for the safe use of computer networks and the transmission and retrieval of information. Design and implement appropriate security controls to identify vulnerabilities and protect digital files and electronic infrastructures. Monitor and respond to computer security breaches, viruses, and intrusions, and perform forensic investigation. May oversee the assessment of information security systems.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit67.56%
  2. State and local government14.05%
  3. Private, not for profit7.63%
  4. Federal government6.56%
  5. Self-employed3.96%

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$92,870

Military salary*

$86,664

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State-by-state Salary

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$123,320
$32,000
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Education

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