How much does a Cyber Security Architect I make in the United States? The average Cyber Security Architect I salary in the United States is $107,291 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $87,740 and $121,004. 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. 

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Job Description for Cyber Security Architect I

Cyber Security Architect I plans and designs 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. Being a Cyber Security Architect I 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. Additionally, Cyber Security Architect I 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. 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 a manager or head of a unit/department. The Cyber Security Architect I occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Cyber Security Architect I typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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