Information Security Manager

Securing the digital landscape with Information Security Manager's expertise


An Information Security Manager is someone who is accountable for safeguarding an organization’s computers, networks as well as data against computer viruses, security breaches and hacking attacks. Moreover, Information Security Managers play a key role in escaping disasters by identifying any weak area that might lead to breach of security.

Furthermore, they impose an organization's security measures like passwords, anti-virus softwares, firewalls to assess loopholes as well as fix them. They manage backup and security systems in order to recover data under tragic situations. They also train employees as well as illustrate security risks and teach the importance of strong passwords.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to pass 10+2 with at least 60% marks in science stream from any recognised board. 
  • Students can opt for a Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, IT degree or any other related field.

 For Masters

  • To gain job market knowledge, one can opt for a Master’s degree in Information Security. 

Job Roles

The field of Information Security Management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, this field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Manager Cyber Security
  • Information Security Manager
  • IT Security Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Information Security Compliance Manager
  • Information Security Consultant
  • Security Consultant

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the Information Security Management field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Slice
  • Tata Communications
  • Vertex Corporate Services
  • Novac Tech
  • ABB
  • Mindtickle
  • Unilever
  • Fairmatic
  • MetLife
  • American Express


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an Information Security Manager is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹4,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹9,80,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹13,00,000 



  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Presence of Mind
  • Decision Making
  • Orientation to Work


Information Security Managers are responsible to protect the organization’s information or systems from being hacked as well as stolen. They play a major part in maintaining any organization’s security system. Moreover, with the advancement of technology all the important information has been digitized and if stolen it can lead to worse effects on the business.

So, this is where Information Security Managers come into play, they help organization’s  in safeguarding their data from being exposed. Needless to say, their future prospects are on a rise as with digitisation everyone needs to learn how to protect the data. Multiple job opportunities are available in this field. One must have presence of mind as well as  analytical skills in order to flourish in the industry.


  • Handsome Pay 
  • Readily Available Jobs
  • In Demand
  • Learn New Things Everyday
  • Opportunity to be Self- Employed


  • Demanding Hours
  • Repetitive Tasks
  • Job Pressure
  • Continuous Learning
  • Lack of Resources