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Security Manager

Definition - What does Security Manager mean?

In IT, a security manager can be a piece of software, a platform or a person that takes on security management tasks.

Techopedia explains Security Manager

The term "security manager" is used in different ways when it applies to a person or a piece of technology. In many cases, companies use the term to describe products that perform security tasks. For example, in Java, security manager is a class for implementing security functions.

Other types of security managers are platforms that handle security building. Many companies have developed security manager products. These platforms may assess real-time changes, do path analysis, perform security visualization or otherwise enhance security efforts.

Likewise, a security manager job role serves the functioning of enhancing security in a company or organization. The duties of a security manager, many of which can be related to assessing and implementing security for parts of an IT setup, for networks, data warehouses and more.

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