Information Security Analyst Jobs in Illinois

Develop and implement defensive measures to protect computer networks and systems. Information security analysts watch over companies’ computer networks in order to identify any breaches. When a breach occurs, they investigate the intrusion, install firewalls and/or encryption criteria to prevent similar violations from occurring in the future, and prepare a report documenting the issue and the damage caused. In order to minimize these situations, they utilize penetration tests to simulate attacks and seek out weaknesses in security.

Because the field of information technology (IT) is constantly changing, security analysts must continually research new developments to stay up to date on resources and trends. They use this knowledge to form security and best practice standards, advise management personnel on potential security modifications, and contribute to the company’s disaster recovery plan.

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Sentinel Technologies Inc. - Downers Grove, IL
Responsibilities The Security Analyst will be responsible planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data. This person will act as a first responder to...
1 day ago
Country Financial - Bloomington, IL
How does an Information Security Analyst - Identity & Access Management make an impact? Participates in projects and assessments on risk. Analyzes and defines security policies and standards....
1 day ago
Paychex - Warrenville, IL
Description As a Security Analyst, you will help develop, maintain, and govern organization wide best practices for information security, working with partners to ensure those controls and...
2 days ago
Bank of America Corporation - Chicago, IL
Job Description: The role will be responsible for coordination, conducting and providing cyber security assessment results on information security and business continuity of a Partner Vender....
3 days ago
Chicago, IL
., user log-on and authentication detection, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines) and investigate possible security exceptions...
4 days ago
BDO - Chicago, IL
Science, Information Security, Accounting, or Finance,, preferred Experience: Two (2) or more years of experience in IT controls, Cyber, PCI, or security compliance, required One (1) or more years...
4 days ago
BDO - Chicago, IL
Job Summary BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true...
4 days ago
Acro Service Corporation - Moline, IL
We are seeking aIT Security Analyst to join the company, a premier supplier, in Moline, IL. While working in this clean, climate-controlled facility you will have the opportunity to be directly...
5 days ago
USCC Services, LLC - Schaumburg, IL
6 days ago
Livongo Health, Inc. - Chicago, IL
The Opportunity Teladoc Health is transforming how people access and experience healthcare. Recognized as the world leader in virtual care, we are partnering with over a thousand clients to serve...
6 days ago
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, IL
The Security Analyst (SA) will help the Cyber-Tech Security (CTS) department of the Office of Technology Services (OTS) achieve a top-notch security posture to protect critical assets for Illinois...
6 days ago
FireEye Inc. - Chicago, IL
System Administration knowledge/experience: Unix/Linux Security device configuration and administration (firewalls, IDS/IPS, Proxy, etc.)...
Remote Work
6 days ago
Aurora Healthcare - Downers Grove, IL
Purpose: Proactively identifies vulnerabilities and threats, monitors for security events, manages incident response and conducts forensic investigations. Accountabilities: Schedules, coordinates...
6 days ago
Motion Recruitment - Chicago, IL
Required Skills & Experience Network, firewall management, routing, and load balancers Cloud security - AWS, GCP or Azure At least 7 years of related security experience OWASP Kubernetes Good communication...
Remote Work
7 days ago
US Cellular - Tennessee, IL
7 days ago

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Salary for Information Security Analyst Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Information Security Analyst jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Information Security Analyst positions.

Highest Education Level

Information Security Analysts in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (44.6%)
  • Master's Degree (28.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (8.2%)
  • High School or GED (4.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.9%)
  • Some College (0.9%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Information Security Analysts in Illinois
  • 2-4 years (24.1%)
  • 4-6 years (21.5%)
  • 8-10 years (17.7%)
  • 10+ years (13.1%)
  • 6-8 years (10.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.8%)
  • 1-2 years (2.2%)
  • None (1.1%)

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