1. Security Analyst: Monitors and analyzes security alerts to identify and respond to potential threats.
2. Ethical Hacker (Penetration Tester): Tests systems for vulnerabilities by simulating cyberattacks to find weaknesses that could be exploited by malicious hackers.
3. Security Engineer: Designs, implements, and maintains security systems and protocols to protect networks, applications, and data.
4. Security Consultant: Offers expert advice to organizations on improving their cybersecurity posture, recommending strategies and technologies.
5. Incident Responder: Investigates and manages security breaches or incidents, mitigating the impact and preventing future occurrences.
6. Security Architect: Designs the overall security structure of an organization’s IT environment, ensuring all components work together securely.
7. Security Manager/Director: Oversees the cybersecurity program, manages teams, and develops policies and procedures to ensure a strong security framework.
8. Compliance Officer: Ensures the organization follows relevant laws and regulations related to cybersecurity and data protection.
9. Threat Intelligence Analyst: Gathers and analyzes information about potential threats and vulnerabilities to help organizations prepare and defend against cyberattacks.
10. Cryptographer: Develops encryption algorithms and techniques to secure sensitive data and communications.
11. Forensics Expert: Investigates cyber incidents, collects evidence, and analyzes data to understand how breaches occurred and who is responsible.
12. Security Auditor: Evaluates an organization’s security measures and practices to identify weaknesses and ensure compliance with security standard.
13. Application Security Specialist: Focuses on securing software applications by identifying and addressing vulnerabilities in code and design.
14. Network Security Engineer: Specializes in securing an organization’s network infrastructure, including firewalls, routers, and switches, to prevent unauthorized access and attacks.
15. Identity and Access Management (IAM) Specialist: Manages user access to systems and data, ensuring only authorized individuals have appropriate permissions.
16. Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst: Monitors real-time security alerts, investigates incidents, and coordinates responses to security threats.
17. Malware Analyst: Analyzes and dissects malicious software to understand its behavior and develop strategies for detection and removal
18. IoT Security Specialist: Focuses on securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices and networks, which are often vulnerable to attacks due to their interconnected nature
19. Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Specialist: Focuses on securing critical infrastructure systems, such as power plants and manufacturing facilities, from cyber threats
20. Other like Data privacy, GRC, etc