The job of a Cyber Threat Analyst is to detect threats in real time, analyse and dissect them and anticipate future versions. This makes them a key element of R&D.
- Supervise and manage Security Operating Center (SOC) solutions
- Detect, analyse and qualify incidents and threats
- Identify their sources and block their access to existing solutions
- Guide technical teams in terms of corrective or palliative approaches to be taken
- Supervise their application and operability
- Be on permanent lookout for threats and software/hardware vulnerabilities
- Keep a record of knowledge banks and handling procedures
- Continuous monitoring of software/hardware vulnerability
- Analysis of malware
Who will he or she report to?
A Cybersecurity Analyst reports to the Information Systems Department or directly to the Director of IS Security.
A Cyber Threat Analyst has a command of malware analysis and reverse engineering tools. They have solid skills across the IT environment, particularly IT security technology and equipment. Knowledge of legal and standards-related compliance is also a real plus for this role.
They usually have 3 to 5 years’ experience in the field of information systems security and/or cyberthreat analysis.
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