Threat Security Analyst

East Bay, (none selected) | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/10/2016 Job ID: 9003 Industry: Consumer Electronics / Appliance

Responsibilities

• Analyze threats to specific networks, customers, industries, and personnel
• Create custom signatures for new and emerging threats
• Review alerts generated by NSFOCUS IPS/WAF for false positives
• Modify signatures in customer environments to reduce false positive noise
• Define optimal variable set for VIP customers
• Review deployed policies across multiple customer sites for effective tuning
• Present tactical and strategic intelligence about threat groups, the methodologies they use and the motivations behind their activity
• Write finished intelligence at the technical and strategic levels
• Convey both verbally and in writing the importance of findings
• Prepare and deliver briefings and reports to the client’s executives, security team or fellow analysts
• Track progress and actions

Requirements

• Detailed understanding of the TCP/IP networking stack
• Working knowledge of full packet capture PCAP analysis and accompanying tools (Wireshark, etc.)
• Understanding of modern malware threats
• Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape—including actors, TTPs, targets
• Experience in network security practices in corporate or government environments
• Ability to interpret internal data sources and open source data
• Experience performing technical research on the internet
• Ability to think critically and properly qualify assessments
• Ability to provide concise, accurate communications (both verbal and written)
• Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of internal audiences including senior executives
• Proven track record of successfully managing and executing on short term and long term projects
• Ability to communicate and establish rapport with a global team
• Chinese language fluency as a plus


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