Trainee Security Analyst

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Years of Experience
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Tech Stacks
Elasticsearch SQL Splunk Kibana Logstash Combine ELK

Job Description

Who We Are:

Investis Digital is a global digital communications company. We combine effective storytelling with innovative digital approaches to help businesses communicate clearly and authentically with any audience. Using performance marketing and corporate communications, we craft a seamless presence for our clients, positively influencing the awareness, affinity, and action of the people that matter most.

Founded in 2000, we have more than 2,000 global clients supported by 500 staff. We are headquartered in London and have offices across Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific.

Job Description:

Here's a breakdown of your roles and responsibilities:

  1. Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing:
    • Assist in conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on systems, networks, and applications to identify and remediate security weaknesses.
    • Learn to utilize various tools such as Nessus, OpenVAS, and Metasploit to perform scans and tests.
    • Collaborate with senior team members to analyze test results and prioritize remediation efforts.
    • Help in developing and maintaining vulnerability management processes and procedures.
  2. Web Application Firewall (WAF) Management:
    • Support in the configuration, deployment, and management of web application firewalls to protect web applications from common attacks such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), and cross-site request forgery (CSRF).
    • Learn to monitor WAF logs and alerts for suspicious activity and respond accordingly.
    • Assist in fine-tuning WAF policies to optimize security without impacting legitimate traffic.
    • Work with developers to ensure that web applications are designed and developed with security best practices in mind.
  3. Log Analysis using Multiple Tools:
    • Gain proficiency in analyzing security logs from various sources such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM systems, and endpoint protection platforms (EPP).
    • Learn to use log analysis tools like Splunk, ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), and Graylog to correlate and analyze log data for signs of security incidents.
    • Assist in creating and maintaining custom log analysis queries and dashboards to support security monitoring and incident response.
    • Collaborate with senior analysts to investigate and respond to security incidents based on findings from log analysis.
  4. Detection and Monitoring:
    • Assist in monitoring security alerts generated by intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), SIEM solutions, and other security tools.
    • Learn to triage and investigate security alerts to determine their severity and validity.
    • Gain an understanding of common indicators of compromise (IOCs) and attack patterns to enhance detection capabilities.
    • Support in the development and tuning of detection rules and signatures to improve the accuracy of security monitoring.
  5. Collaboration and Documentation:
    • Work closely with other members of the security operations team, as well as IT teams and developers, to ensure effective collaboration on security-related activities.
    • Assist in maintaining documentation related to detection, protection, and monitoring processes, including procedures, playbooks, and incident response plans.
    • Participate in knowledge sharing and cross-training activities to enhance team skills and capabilities.

What We Offer:ย 

We're a welcoming bunch where ideas are valued. Everyone is actively encouraged to develop their careers. We are committed to helping you grow, professionally and personally.

Our benefits include:
- 29 paid holidays a year
- Family Insurance Plan
- Regular Wellness Sessions
- Regular Rewards & Recognition, CSR, Cultural and sporting events

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