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Information Technology Security Consultants

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Information technology (IT) security consultants help companies, nonprofits, government agencies, and other organizations identify weaknesses in IT systems and suggest solutions to make these systems as secure as possible. They are also known as computer security consultants and digital security consultants.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




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Personality Traits

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Career Ladder
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