The computer security program manager (also called the IT security program manager) directs the organization's day-to-day management of its computer security program. This individual is also responsible for coordinating all security-related interactions among organizational elements involved in the computer security program as well as those external to the organization.
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The computer security program manager is responsible for developing enterprise standards for IT security. This individual plays a leading role in introducing an appropriate, structured methodology to help identify, evaluate, and minimize IT security risks to the organization. Computer security program managers coordinate and perform system risk analyses, analyze risk mitigation alternatives, and build the business case for the acquisition of appropriate security solutions that help ensure mission accomplishment in the face of real-world threats. They also support senior management in ensuring that security management activities are conducted as required to meet the organization’s needs.