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