Security Administration

Administer, configure and update of security programmes and mechanisms, including the application of system patches to ensure that enterprise assets are adequately protected against threats. This also includes the authorisation, management and monitoring of access control permissions and/or rights to various IT facilities.

Proficiency Level

Level 1 (Follow)


Level 2 (Assist)

  • Run system diagnostic tools, and install and update simple, basic security programmes, virus protection and system patches.

Level 3 (Apply)

  • Administer, configure and troubleshoot security programmes and mechanisms, and analyse impact of patches and updates on system and networks.
  • Apply standards for testing.

Level 4 (Ensure)

  • Plan the administration and technical operationalisation of security programmes, and investigate security breaches in information, system and network access.

Level 5 (Strategise)