Network Security Specialist

Employer
AboutWeb
Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Jun 05, 2018
Closes
Jun 28, 2018
Industry
Security
Hours
Full Time
AboutWeb, LLC is looking for Network Security Specialists.

The Network Security Specialist will perfomr the following functions:
  • Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., network traffic logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection system logs, Domain Name System (DNS) logs) to identify possible threats to network security.
  • Collect network intrusion artifacts (e.g., domains, Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs), certificates, etc.) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential CND hunts and incidents.
  • Analyze identified malicious network activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information.
  • Identify and document network based tactics, techniques, and procedures used by an attacker to gain unauthorized system access.
  • Track and document CND incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Perform real-time CND Incident Handling (i.e. forensic collections, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) tasks to support deployable incident response teams.
  • Create and disseminate technical reports in response to conducted analysis.
  • Write and publish CND guidance and reports (e.g. engagement reports) on incident findings to appropriate constituencies.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining SOPs.
  • Participate in inter-agency sponsored community of interest analysis groups, participate in technical briefings and exchanges.
  • Serve as technical expert and liaison to leadership, NCCIC, the IC, and law enforcement personnel explaining incident details as required.
  • Manual review network device configurations for suspicious configurations or signs of compromise.
  • Assess network topology and device configurations identifying critical security concerns and providing security best practice recommendations
  • Collect network device integrity data, utilizing specialized tools, to detect unauthorized access (login access, configuration changes, interface changes, physical access, unscheduled reboots, blocked attempts, downgraded encryption, etc.).
  • Collect network device integrity data, utilizing specialized tools, to detect software modifications (file verification, online/offline hash, published hashed, memory verification, firmware verification, rootkit detection).
  • Collect network device integrity data, utilizing specialized tools, to detect hardware modifications (operating statistics, network traffic analysis).
  • Support network device integrity analysis on multi-vendor products (e.g. Cisco, Juniper, Client, Dell, etc.).
  • Divert/deploy teams of contractor resources to provide on-site support and assistance in the event of an exercise or cyber incident.
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