Information Security Analysts


Will "Information Security Analysts" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 35% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

No worries

or 21% probability of automation

People Employed


as of 2019

Median Annual Wage


or $47.94 hourly

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How this compares with other jobs: 215 out of 707

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Job description

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

SOC Code: 15-1212

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Fakiha (Small chance) says
I believe that is is less likely because mostly automatically finding vulnerabilities may be performed by AI but it will be the security analyst to enable computer do it, help it learn by giving feedback, as the result may not always be right. AI will help make task easier and fast for security analyst
Mar 09, 2020 at 07:14 AM
Michael (Small chance) says
there are some areas such as malware detection and IPS , IDS that will be fully automated , but others like policy and social engineering are very hard to .
Jan 30, 2020 at 03:22 PM
frankie (Highly likely) says
Automated penetration testing
Jan 19, 2020 at 02:15 PM

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