The primary objectives of the Security Threat Hunter are to deliver and participate in enhancement of Threat Hunting services provided to Accenture clients.
The services include the technical research of potential cyber security compromise, analysis of known and unknown threats, identification and review of potential security incidents though available information. It also requires the threat hunter to handle (leverage, create and share) threat intelligence to enhance the overall quality of services and the security posture of our clients.
This is a hands-on role, requiring strong technical skills as well as a good understanding of the Cybersecurity topics and solutions.
- Identify unknown threats for our global clients through advanced threat hunting services to complement the standard Security Operations Center services
- As part of a global team, operate and enhance Accenture’s proprietary threat hunting tools and platforms
- Implement techniques using the most advanced technologies to hunt for known and unknown threats in specific client environments, based on available threat intelligence reports and knowledge of the attackers TTPs
- Perform initial investigations (lightweight forensics) on potential incidents identified as part of the services delivery
- Leverage threat intelligence, document threats as needed and share intelligence from analysis to further enhance service quality and delivery
- Work on improvements for provided security services, including the continuous enhancement of existing methodology material and supporting assets
- Bachelor degree or higher, technical discipline preferred
- Working experience in IT Security, with exposure to security monitoring, incident management and response
- Good understanding of cybersecurity topics and threat landscape
- Vulnerability and threat analysis experience
- Working knowledge of cybersecurity principles, techniques and technologies
- Strong analytical skills and efficient problem solving
- Willingness to learn continuously
- Good English communication skills (written and oral)
Nice to have skills:
- GCFA, GCIA, GREM, GCIH, CEH, OSCP and other relevant information security certifications
- Understanding of computer forensics
- Understanding of malware analysis and reverse engineering
- Good understanding of network protocols, design and operations
- Big data analytics skills
- Experience with various security monitoring and endpoint security tools
- Good understanding of the components of a threat intelligence capability
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