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Cyber / Information Security Analyst

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: MMO3017645
  • Recruiter: Michael Moretti

Cyber / Information Security Analyst

A global accountancy firm is currently looking to hire a Cyber Security Analyst to be based at its central London headquarters.

The main remit of the role is to ensure that the cyber security detect capability is effective in early identification of events that could indicate an incident and the organisation's response to incidents is well defined, tested and effective.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is motivated to establish and eradicate the root cause, not just treat symptoms.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and effective management of security incidents and events, identifying root cause and follow up actions to avoid recurrence
  • To analyse and identify trends from incidents, audit findings and any other applicable sources
  • Responsible for working directly with the outsourced Security Operation Centre (SOC) to ensure all identified incidents are managed to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Responsible for working directly with the in-house IT Security team to ensure all identified incidents are managed to satisfactory conclusion
  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices.
  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident.
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Analyse and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
  • Proactively seeking indicators of activity that is abnormal and may require further investigations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven experience in information security concepts, practices and processes
  • Proven experience in information security incident triage and analysis
  • Keen interest in keeping abreast of current and emerging security/risk technologies and vulnerabilities
  • Proven technical knowledge of Microsoft architecture
  • Ability to prioritize and action both operational and project demands relating to Information Security.
  • Security qualifications - SANS Cyber Defense, EC-Council Certified Security Analyst or other related certifications preferred but not essential

Please send your CV to Michael Moretti for immediate consideration.

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