Information security officer (ISO)

December 2016

Information security officer (ISO)

An ISO (information security officer) is in charge of setting and a company's security policy. He/she also plays a critical role in informing, advising, and alerting the general management on matters relating to information security.

The ISO's duties are essentially managerial, and entail recruiting a team of engineers and operations technicians, whose work he/she organizes and controls.

Skills

The ISO must have a thorough knowledge of networks, computer systems and information system security. In addition, given his/her recruiting duties, he/she needs to have interpersonal skills and experience in directing projects.

Salary

The salary of an ISO may vary from $35k-$54k (£18k-£27k) a year, depending on the size and complexity of the systems in question.


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 RSSI (responsable de la sécurité des systèmes d'information)
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RSSI (responsável pela segurança dos sistemas de informação)
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