Security Analyst


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Location

NY-Westbury

Classification

Full-Time

Description

The Information Security Analyst has entry-level experience in Cybersecurity and is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems related to the corporate infrastructure. They possess the ability to analyze the security measures of a company and determine how effective they are, while implementing any training required including instructing staff on proper security measures both in the office and online. They work with business administrators as well as IT professionals in communicating flaws in security systems, recommend changes that will improve security, and are also responsible for creating documentation with regards to security policy and incidents.

Essential Functions

• Responsible for firewall change review/management, URL filtering and application control policy
• Review, analyze, and respond to daily security violations/alerts
• Configure, support, and evaluate security tools
• Assist in developing security awareness training
• Assist in access control development, review, and investigation
• Participate in a 24x7 Incident Response Team
• PCI/SOX data collection and testing
• Help computer users when they need to install or learn about new security products and procedures
• Recommend security enhancements to management or senior IT staff
• Research the latest information technology (IT) security trends, attack vectors, and methodologies

Qualifications

• Hands-on experience with endpoint and network security technologies such as antivirus, firewalls, IDS/IPS, web and email content filtering, Data Loss Prevention, and SIEM
• Knowledge of Application Security
• Knowledge of BCP and DR processes and procedures
• Knowledge of compliance areas such as PCI and SOX
• Knowledge of security frameworks such as ISO 27002
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• 1 -3 years’ experience in network/data security
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent required
• Certification(s) such as GIAC, ISC2, ISACA, CompTIA a plus

 

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