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PhishGuard - Triage Response Analyst - Intern Spring 2022

Area 1 Security

United States of America
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 09/13/2021
  • 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 Triage 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 Triage 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

    • Incoming 2nd or 3rd Year Undergraduate enrollment at US College Degree Program in one of the following majors: Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or Computer Security. Sorry, graduates of these programs will not be considered for this opportunity. Graduate students are also ineligible for this position.
    • Current GPA of 3.1 or higher. GPA proof will be required.
    • Ability to synthesize technical information and document it in a non-technical manner including through graphical and verbal depictions
    • Excellent english writing skills
    • Experience with Domain Names, IP Addresses, Emails (Subject, From, To, Addresses), Hyperlinks, DNS, IPv4, IPv6

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with Phishing Attacks
    • Experience with Email Header Analysis
    • Experience with Yara
    • Experience tracking and analyzing cyber campaigns utilizing technical Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)
    • Experience with malicious file formats such as Microsoft Office Documents, Adobe PDFs

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 a spring 2022 position.

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