Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

London, England, United Kingdom

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Digital Shadows is a fast growth company with offices in London, San Francisco, Dallas, Germany and Singapore. Our mission is to protect organizations from external digital risks across the open, deep, and dark web. We do this by providing relevant threat intelligence, context, expertise, and remediation that enables organizations and security teams to focus on their core business in the digital era. Our SearchLight™ service combines scalable data analytics with threat intelligence analysts to monitor for cyber threats, data leakage, reputation risks and a whole lot more. You can learn more about us at www.digitalshadows.com or review the Forrester New Wave report where we were named the leader in Digital Risk Protection.

Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysts work as part of our Photon Intelligence Team that partners with Digital Shadows’ customers. Each analyst brings their own mix of skills and capabilities to the team; whether in cyber security, intelligence and cyber-warfare, languages, geopolitics, or investigative techniques.

You will be a problem-solving expert, capable of identifying current and impending threats to our clients, a natural investigator and operate well in periods of high and low intensity, as well as being the nexus between Digital Shadows and its customers.

Main Duties

  • Produce timely, accurate and relevant intelligence products (Tactical, Operational, and Strategic)
  • Provide analysis of Threat Data from a variety of sources, including: primary source intelligence, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), and other internal and external information feeds / sources
  • Ultimately generating Threat Intelligence that is actionable, and then escalating as appropriate
  • Identify new cyber threat actors and understand their credibility, legitimacy, motivations, TTPs (tools, techniques, and procedures) and their threat level
  • Conduct Internet investigations/operations on the visible, deep, and dark web
  • Work with the Senior Manager to identify, improve, and refine information / intelligence feeds / sources that we collect and consume
  • Help develop an expert understanding of the cyber threat landscape in which our clients operate (highlighting emerging cybercriminal trends and dynamics)
  • Supervising and guiding Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysts on specialized online investigations
  • Produce external-facing intelligence reports and profiles for clients
  • Producing external-facing research papers and blogs for marketing and PR
  • Produce Internal-facing profiles alerts for the portal
  • Deputise for Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysts as required

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst or investigator
  • Proficient understanding of good operational security (OPSEC) practices
  • Knowledge of open, deep, and dark web marketplaces and forums
  • Good understanding of the cyber threat landscape, including cyber threat actors and adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Understanding of the Mitre ATT&CK framework
  • Experience working and communicating directly with clients / customers / stakeholders
  • Strong troubleshooting, presentation, and consultative skills
  • Comfortable speaking technically with analysts and strategically with senior executives
  • Ability to demonstrate strong writing and analytic skills
  • Candidates must be passionate about cyber threat intelligence as well as building a world class security business
  • Candidates must have the ability to understand and adapt to rapid product and technology developments, as we improve our products in close partnership with customers
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Technical understanding of threat actor methodologies and cyber security offensive tactics are desirable
  • Multiple languages are a plus (Russian, Arabic, Mandarin, Farsi preferred)

Benefits

  • Competitive benefits package, including equity
  • Specialized Cyber Threat Intelligence training given, providing a pathway to Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst roles
  • Salary is negotiable on, and commensurate with, experience
  • Spirited, fun company with regular remote events, virtual happy hour, and snack boxes
Job tags: Analytics Open Source Threat intelligence TTPs
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