Security Engineer

Build the skills a successful security engineer needs with our library of role-based courses and learning paths. Learn how to implement and continuously monitor security controls that protect computer assets, networks and organizational data.

The role

What does a Security Engineer do?

Security engineers are responsible for implementing, and continuously monitoring security controls that protect computer assets, networks and organizational data. They often design security architecture and develop technical solutions to mitigate and automate security related tasks. Technical knowledge of network/web protocols, infrastructure, authentication, log management and multiple operating systems and databases is critical to success in this role.

The details

Security Engineer career paths

Domain knowledge

  • System administration
  • Systems architecture

Related job titles

  • Information security engineer
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Security systems engineer
  • IT security engineer
  • IS architect
  • System security administrator 
  • UNIX/Windows system administrator
  • LAN/WAN administrator
  • Server administrator
  • Security solutions architect
  • Cybersecurity architect

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • System Administrator
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist
  • Security Architect
  • Information Systems Security Developer

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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