Security Analyst, Part 1 of 2: Security Analyst Overview

with expert Don Bowers

There is a lot of confusion, even amongst security professionals, as to what makes a security analyst. Explore what it really means to be a security analyst by examining what CBK (Common Body of Knowledge) a security analyst might possess, as well as the challenges and concerns a security analyst may face related to managing corporate and government frameworks and infrastructures. Most information security conversations that happen at an analyst’s level have to do with one or more of three things: policies, procedures, or security controls. Discover a new way of looking at policies, procedures, and security controls, and find out how they’re fully connected to risk assessment and information security awareness.


Beginner | 2h 1m | July 21, 2017

Ethical HackingSecurity

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Don Bowers

Don Bowers has been in the computer industry for over 36 years as a database programmer and an information systems and security analyst.  Don’s primary focus over the last 10 years has been in the area of information security and digital forensics.  Don currently serves as an Assistant Professor and the Program Chair for the Cybersecurity program at the College of Western Idaho.  As well as being an associate professor Don also holds the distinction of being a Certified EC-Council Instructor.  Don holds several industry certifications including MCITP Enterprise, MCSE + Security, CISSP, CISA, CEH, CHFI, ECSA (EC-Council Security Analysis), LPT (Licensed Penetration Tester) and ACE (AccessData Certified Examiner).




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