Intern, Cybersecurity

NA / NY New York-25 Madison 37.5


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Sony Music Publishing is the leading global music publisher, which is home to world-class songwriters, legendary catalogues, and industry-leading synchronization licensing and production music businesses. With an international network of 38 offices, Sony Music Publishing represents many of the most iconic songs ever written by celebrated songwriters such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Queen and The Rolling Stones, as well as contemporary superstars including Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga, P!nk, and Sam Smith. To learn more:

The Information Security team is tasked with maturing Sony Music Publishing’s overall security posture, to ensure personal information and critical systems are safeguarded throughout the organization. The team works closely with internal and external partners to implement the security program.

The Cybersecurity Intern will participate in risk management processes, review alerts, assist in refining the security program, work on vulnerability disclosure processes, develop training and awareness materials, analyze threat intel, and contribute to other projects.

What You’ll Do:

  • Identify attack vectors, assess vulnerabilities, and participate in risk assessments.
  • Monitor tools and respond to alerts.
  • Participate in incident investigations.
  • Ensure tool compliance.
  • Assess threat intelligence and create intelligence reports.
  • Review, create, or update policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Create reports, presentations, and other training materials.
  • Maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems.
  • Evaluate, research, and complete assigned projects.
  • Day-to-day activities related to cybersecurity.
  • 7.5-hour business workday.  Up to 30 hours/week.

Who You Are:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university.
  • 0-1 year of hands-on experience working with technology (hardware or software)
  • Passionate about the music and entertainment business.
  • Solid understanding of Defense in Depth practices.
  • Understanding of OS hardening, malware detection, physical security, in-transit and at-rest encryption.
  • Experience with Python, PHP or PowerShell.
  • Basic knowledge of common network technologies (DNS, DHCP, IP addressing)
  • Demonstrated interest in risk management.
  • Interest in vulnerability assessment, privacy, data protection, cyber laws.
  • Open to learning with support and training.
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills.
  • Personable, customer service oriented.
  • You are hungry to learn and grow. You are curious, ask questions and get excited about new projects.
  • A highly organized person that pays close attention to the details.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

What We Give You:

  • Gain real-world exposure to security practices.
  • Learn how to translate security theory into practical application.
  • Access to training materials.
  • You join an inclusive, collaborative, and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey.
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork.
  • We invest in your professional growth & development.
  • A collaborative culture designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork.


The anticipated annual base salary/hourly rate for this position is $17 per hour. This does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for.  The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Tags: Compliance DNS Encryption Malware PHP PowerShell Privacy Python Risk assessment Risk management Threat intelligence Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: North America
Country: United States
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