Enterprise Security Architect Job Description

We are often asked what the difference is between an Enterprise Security Architect, a Security Architect and an IT Security Architect. To help clarify this frequently asked question in the below we will outline the high-level difference between the 3 different roles viewing them in their purest forms.  As there are many variables that may impact the differences between the three positions not everyone may be satisfied with the below.

Enterprise Security Architect Job Description

Using an Enterprise Security Architect Job Description as the base for the comparison, an Enterprise Security Architect Job Description will generally focus on the whole business. An Enterprise Security Architect has an understanding and overview of the whole businesses security requirements. An Enterprise Security Architect secures enterprise information by determining security requirements; planning, implementing, and testing security systems; preparing security standards, policies, and procedures and mentoring team members.

Security Architect Job Description 

Using a Security Architect Job Description as the base for comparison, a Security Architect Job Description will generally focus on the security requirements for a particular area of the business. A Security Architect designs, builds and oversees the implementation of network and computer security for an organisation.

IT Security Architect Job Description

Using an IT Security Architect Job Description as the base for comparison, an IT Security Architect Job Description will generally focus on being responsible for the network and computer security for their company. 
As you can see from the above Enterprise Security Architect Job Description, Business Security Job Description and IT Security Architect Job Description there are similarities and differences between each role.

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