Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Remote - Texas, United States

Full Time Entry-level / Junior
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Digital Shadows
Digital Risk Protection Software designed to protect you from external threats, continually identifying where your assets are exposed, providing sufficient context to understand the risk, and options for remediation.
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Digital Shadows is fast growth company with offices in London, San Francisco, Dallas, Frankfurt 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.

We are currently seeking a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the production of SearchLight intelligence Products. The ideal candidate will be an early career Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst or have the relevant skills to develop in the role, and have a keen interest in broadening their skills, knowledge and experience within an Intelligence environment.

The ideal candidate will preferably be based in Texas, US.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Write Intelligence Updates to support the Photon Team’s production of SearchLight Intelligence
  • Support the creation of client-facing threat profiles available in the SearchLight portal
  • Support client Requests for Intelligence (RFIs) as needed
  • Support research into cyber threats drawing on multiple sources including primary and closed sources
  • Share knowledge, to support all Photon team members
  • Support the Cyber Threat Intelligence Leads in ensuring team goals are met

Requirements

  • General understanding and deep interest in both cyber security and intelligence analysis
  • Demonstrated writing ability
  • A numerate degree or equivalent education (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or languages) or equivalent professional experience
  • Awareness of cybersecurity standards and frameworks e.g. ISO27001, NIST, CIS, OWASP, SANS
  • Inquisitive and curious mindset when it comes to threat identification
  • An interest in applying skills within a cyber threat intelligence focused team
  • Willing and eagerness to learn

Desirable

  • Coding skills with knowledge of Python or Java, experience with Jupyter Notebooks is a plus
  • Foreign language skills, especially key languages (Russian, Mandarin, Farsi)
  • Up-to-date insights into current exploit techniques, vulnerability disclosures, data breach incidents, and security analysis techniques, combined with the understanding of the potential impact on an organization’s security posture
  • Familiarity with structured analytic techniques for intelligence analysis
  • CompTIA Sec+, or similar entry level certification

Benefits

  • Generous compensation package which includes; competitive salary, annual bonus, stock options and expense reimbursements related to travel and remote working.
  • Excellent benefits; generous health insurance, paid time off (PTO), volunteering days, paid parental leave, paid military leave, paid sick leave, long service award of additional PTO, employee assistance program and mental health support.
  • Spirited and energetic culture; regular team building events (in-person and online), monthly employee care packages, employee engagement activities with prizes, weekly updates from our cofounders, employee thank you cash awards, company swag!
  • Career Development: In-house training programs and online learning management platforms, employee career path programs, professional certification and eduction support.
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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