The Security Administrator has no direct stake in production operations or technologies. They are responsible for ensuring that there is no unauthorised access to production operations (whether from an outside hacker, inside bad actor or former employee). They are also charged with ensuring that the propagation of viruses, worms, malware, ransomware, etc., is restricted and that reasonable measures are taken to ensure resilience against these threats. They are responsible for the security of proprietary data entering and leaving facilities.