Cyber Security Architect Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Cyber Security Architect Director make in the United States? The average Cyber Security Architect Director salary in the United States is $177,471 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $160,016 and $194,365. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Develops strategic direction and leads teams of cybersecurity professionals that plan and design security solutions and capabilities that enable the organization to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Defines and develops security requirements using risk assessments, threat modeling, testing, and analysis of existing systems. Develops security integration plans to protect existing infrastructure and to incorporate future solutions. Designs action plans for policy creation and governance, system hardening, monitoring, incident response, disaster recovery, and emerging cybersecurity threats. Utilizes a variety of security information and event management (SEIM), data loss prevention (DLP), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and other tools in designs. Partners with stakeholders to encourage the adoption of security-compatible software designs and best practices. Keeps abreast of the latest intelligence from law enforcement and other sources of cyber threat information and briefs stakeholders with actionable information. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent. May require security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). Typically reports to senior management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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