While programming and algorithms are crucial for this position, real-world application experience is the most significant ability.
To give you an example, suppose a rat breaks into your house and you wish to keep it out. You’ve read numerous articles about how to get rid of rats. A rat trap or rat cake is mentioned in almost every article. Most rats, on the other hand, are intelligent enough to evade these traps.
As a result, you’ll need to come up with a creative strategy to stop them. A security analyst’s job description is very straightforward. The tried and true methods are no longer effective. What works is dependent on what you’ve learned via trial and error.