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Security Analyst-Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, FL at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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Security Analysts…South Florida needs you! If you have experience with HIPPA/PCI/ISO/Cisco/Palo Alto on the Security side, then we need to talk!


Job Description:

  • This position is responsible for the proactive assessment and analysis of threat information, understanding threats as they relate to the organization, and implementing measures to prevent or combat existing and potential threats.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in performing intelligence analysis, making predictions about criminals and their future activities based on what is already known about them.
  • Maintain knowledge of the current security threat level by monitoring related Internet postings, Intelligence reports, and other related documents as necessary
  • Conducts technical research by collecting information about internet-based malware-related criminal activities and the people behind them
  • Assist in the analysis of cyber network events and determine impact on current operations through all-source intelligence.
  • Assist in the gathering and analysis of the current and future threat landscape, and assist the Security Manager in providing leadership with a realistic overview of risks and threats in and to the organization
  • Provide advice on IT initiatives, IT business projects, and IT engineering in regards to security industry best practice
  • Develop and produce reports on all activities and incidents to help maintain day to day status,
  • Develop and report on trends, and provide focus and situational awareness on all issues
  • Monitor intrusion detection and prevention systems and other security event data sources
  • Work closely with IS operations, network and system administrators, other appropriate IS groups and business lines to determine the risk of a given event.
  • Implement and monitor controls necessary to ensure processes are performed and are effective to protect the environment from all forms of malicious cyber activity.
  • Assist in establishing procedures for handling each security event detected.
  • Determine if security events monitored should be escalated to incidents and follow all applicable incident response and reporting processes and procedures.


Required Skills:

  • Firm understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability reporting.
  • Networking background-Cisco/VCS Blades/routers/switches.
  • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Must have strong incident handling experience including knowledge of common probing and attack methods, network/service discovery, system auditing, viruses, and worms.
  • Experience with Palo Alto for threat management
  • Experience with Microsoft products-Active Directory, Exchange, etc.
  • Experience with HIPPA/PCI/ISO/HITRUST
  • Insurance/Healthcare experience is a plus.
  • Experience responding to incidents in a 24/7 environment.
  • Experience working in the finance industry dealing with sensitive data preferred.
  • Security analysis, incident response, or related security experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational, writing and communications skills.
  • Self-motivator who monitors the news and threat reports in order to ascertain the potential risks to the company.


Experience:

  • At least 5 years working in a technical role in Information Security
  • In depth experience with Information System Security (ISS),firewalls, intrusion detection/protection and related vulnerability assessment tools for network periphery and internal network/service discovery and topology mapping
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly, to both technical and non-technical audiences, risks, threats, and vulnerabilities identified during assessments.
  • CERTIFICATIONS: CISSP, CEH, SSCP, Security+, Certificate in Cyber Security certifications are a big plus.


Education:
* Bachelor Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Security or related field or equivalent combination of work.