Information Security Analyst - Cisco/Checkpoint - Insurance

I3 Resourcing Limited
United Kingdom
£50k - £55k p/day+ with excellent bonus & benefits
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Security Analyst - Cisco/Checkpoint - Insurance London - City £50,000 - 55,000 with excellent bonus & benefits An urgent requirement for an experienced Information Security Analyst for a prominent Reinsurance firm, based in the City of London. Applicants will be tasked with planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data. Analysing and assessing potential security risks, developing plans to deal with such incidents by putting measures in place such as firewalls and encryption, monitoring and auditing systems for abnormal activity, and executing corrective actions. Duties will include: - Threat intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination to SOC & IT Ops team members - Forensic and malware analysis - Harvest Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) to investigate if a threat has affected the Aspen environment - Investigation of compromised assets - Hunt through available logs to look for anomalous behaviours - Work with third parties in order to effectively respond to Incidents raised and develop use case library - Develop improved processes to reduce security incident detection time, as well as that time to contain an attack. - Maintenance of Incident Response plans and procedures and development of incident response playbooks to ensure the availability of consistent response actions that can be utilised by Information Security staff. - Maintain appropriate security technology stack (Check Point, FireEye, patching, vulnerability scanning) and ensure global coverage - Undertake third party security audits and assessments. - Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors. - Perform risk assessments and testing of new systems and services to identify weaknesses in Security - Work with the Security & Networks Operations Manager to select, review and recommend security enhancements - for example, HIDS, Encryption, Full Packet Capture Education/Experience Required: - 2-3 years of related information and cyber security experience within Financial Services - Experience of defining security requirements for projects - Flexible and co-operative team player. - Good understanding of technology developments. - Some experience of supporting Financial Services business. - Interest in and awareness of modern computer security technical challenges. - Scripting and programming - Experience with security incident response including identification, preservation and interpretation of computer evidence - IDS/IPS technologies - Experience in the following technologies: Cisco, Bluecoat, CheckPoint, FireEye, McAfee ePO, SIEM, Dell Secureworks - SANS training beneficial - A Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), or equivalent certification would be advantageous - Knowledge of Security Compliance Framework(s) such as ISO 27001 and NIST 800 Series - Proven experience in securing Windows, Linux and VM platforms - Proven Experience in writing technical and operational procedures Information Security Analyst - Cisco/Checkpoint - Insurance London - City £450-465/day
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