2529-Database and network professionals not elsewhere classified

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Database and network professionals not elsewhere classified
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Job Description: 
This unit group covers database and network professionals elsewhere in Minor group 252, Database and network professionals. For instance, the group includes information and communications technology security specialists.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) developing plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs
  • (b) training users and promoting security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency
  • (c) conferring with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes
  • (d) monitoring current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems
  • (e) modifying computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status
  • (f) monitoring use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files
  • (g) performing risk assessments and executing tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures
  • (h) encrypting data transmissions and erecting firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Digital forensic specialist
- Security specialist (ICT)

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