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PhishGuard - Threat Response Analyst

Area 1 Security

United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 05/02/2021
  • Website: area1security.com
  • Company Address: Area 1 Security 142 Stambaugh Street, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Area 1 Security

Area 1’s mission is to stop phish - the root cause of 95% of cybersecurity incidents. Phishing enables rogue wire transfers, stolen customer data, and initial access into computer networks.

Job Description

Our team builds new technologies that protect millions of people from phishing attacks. We aspire and succeed to reach far beyond today’s security market.
 
We are seeking a talented PhishGuard Threat Response Analyst to identify, track, and defeat sophisticated targeted cyber attackers as part of our new PhishGuard team. In this position, you will examine and mitigate phishing attacks in realtime.
 
As a Threat Response Analyst, your experience, thinking, and action will be the key to our success. You will identify Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) of ongoing Cyber Attacks in the real world. You will collaborate with our team to develop new ways to present and interact with our insights. You will stop the adversary. You will show the world how the adversary works.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Recent undergraduate with a US College Degree Program in one of the following majors or equivalent: Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or Computer Security or Information Systems. Sorry, currently enrolled undergraduate students are not eligible for this position.
    • You love to analyze things at varying levels
    • You have experience in tracking and analyzing cyber campaigns utilizing technical indicators such as Domains, IP Addresses, Emails (Subjects, From, To, etc)
    • You have the ability to synthesize technical information and document it in a non-technical manner including through graphical and verbal depictions
    • You have excellent English skills, both. verbal and written
    • You are capable and comfortable communicating actionable threat intelligence to both technical and executive-level stakeholders

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with Phishing Attacks
    • Experience with Email Header Analysis
    • Experience tracking and analyzing cyber campaigns utilizing technical Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)
    • Experience with malicious file formats such as Microsoft Office Documents, Adobe PDFs
    • Experience with Yara
    • Experience with DNS, IPv4, IPv6
    • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or Computer Security or Information Systems

DUTIES

    • Identify new threat Tactics Techniques and Procedures used by cyber threat actors
    • Maintain up-to-date awareness of computer network exploitation and attack tools and tradecraft, threats and vulnerabilities, and respective countermeasures
    • Write Reports On Sophisticated Attacks
    • Maintain up-to-date awareness of computer network exploitation and attack tools and tradecraft, threats and vulnerabilities, and respective countermeasures
    • Develop and refine signatures in multiple formats (Yara, IOC, Snort, and custom signature formats)

TIMING

    • This is an immediate hire role. We will respond to you within a week.

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