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"Computer Security Specialist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Computer Security Specialist"

1) Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.

2) Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.

3) Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.

4) Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.

5) Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.

6) Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors.

7) Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.

8) Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.

9) Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.

 

 

11) Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated.

12) Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  15-1071.01