Reference and guide to SFIA version 7. Framework status: Development.

#1245 Cybersecurity: change request pending

Cybersecurity is a growing aspect of all IT professionals roles and as such should be included in the framework. The description below highlights particular areas missing from our organisations perspective.

Key skills and activities that are essential to security professionals within our organisation:

  • Identifying and defending against new and changing cyber threats.
  • Implementing protocols to minimise vulnerabilities across a scaled organisation.
  • Capability to react efficiently to apparent cyber threats.
  • Creating models to assess potential information security threats.

To name but a few areas...

pending says:
Feb 28, 2018 03:32 AM

Many organizations are moving to create a role separate from CIO or CTO. This emerging role is CISO - Chief Information Security Officer. This role would seem to be underpinned in security skills for both information as well as infrastructure.
Skills areas to consider are threat identification , potential threat identification and threat response.