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Information Security Analysts - 15-1122.00

The occupation code you requested, 15-1071.01 (Computer Security Specialists), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 15-1122.00 (Information Security Analysts) instead.

O*NET-SOC Description

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Computer Specialist
  • Data Security Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Security Manager
  • Information Security Officer
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Systems Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Specialist

SOC Occupation Groups

15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1100 Computer Occupations
15-1120 Computer and Information Analysts
15-1122.00 Information Security Analysts

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Tasks

  • Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
  • Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors.
  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.
  • Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests.
  • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.
  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.
  • Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.
  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.
  • Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.
  • Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.
  • Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated.
  • Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues.
  • Coordinate project activities with other personnel or departments.
  • Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
  • Document operational procedures.
  • Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
  • Monitor the security of digital information.
  • Test computer system operations to ensure proper functioning.
  • Train others in computer interface or software use.
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
  • Update knowledge about emerging industry or technology trends.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aviation Logistics Information Management System (ALIMS) Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Basic Cyber Analyst/Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Basic Digital Network Analysis (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Communication Security Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Communications Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Computer Network Operations (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Computer Security Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Crypotologic Subsurface Augmentee Supervisor (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician (Network) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician Networks (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CWO - Cyber Warrant Officer (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • CWO - Information Systems Technician (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Cyber Network Defender (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Network Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Network Systems Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Operations Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • CYBER Operations Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Cyber Surety (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cybersecurity Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cybersecurity Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Data Systems Administrator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Data Systems Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Digital computer Network Analyst (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Digital Network Analyst (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Exploitation Analyst (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Apprentice, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Apprentice, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Craftsman, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Craftsman, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Helper, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Helper, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Journeyman, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Journeyman, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Information Computer Security Specialist (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Information Protection Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Information Security Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Information Services Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Information System Security Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician Submarines (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems Engineer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • LDO - Communications, Submarine (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Information Professional (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Military Intelligence (MI) Systems Maintainer/Integrator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Navy Interactive On-Net (ION) Operator (Networks) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Navy Interactive On-Net (ION) Operator (Unix) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Navy Interactive On-Net (ION) Operator (Windows) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Navy Interactive On-Net Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Navy Interactive ON-NET Operator Trainer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Network Analysis and Reporting (NAR) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Network Management Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Network Security Vulnerability Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Network Warfare Operator Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Warfare Operator Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Warfare Operator Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Warfare Operator Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer - Cyber Warfare Engineer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer Billet - Information Professional Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Senior Network Operations Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • IA Specialist
  • Information Assurance Specialist

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Computer Security Coordinator
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Data Recovery Planner