A Security Architect is responsible for designing, building, testing and implementing security systems within an organisation’s IT network.
As a Security Architect you will be expected to have a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems and authentication protocols, as well as best practice security products.
In addition to anticipating possible security threats and identifying areas of weakness in a network system, a Security Architect must respond promptly and effectively to possible breaches of security.
As a senior member of the IT team, a Security Architect is responsible for cultivating a culture of security awareness, and arranging continuing education of personnel to ensure security policies are adhered to at all times.
Security Architect Salary Information
Salary Range: $800,000 - $1,080,000
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