Digital Forensics & Incident Response Analyst

Kivu Consulting, Inc.
Arlington, VA
Oct 20, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Full Time
Kivu Consulting, Inc. specializes in cybersecurity, incident response, digital forensics, and risk management services. Kivu provides cybersecurity solutions through a combination of technical, analytical, legal services and experience. More details on the firm can be found at Kivu is currently seeking Digital Forensics & Incident Reponse Analysts for the DC, Denver, and Phoenix offices. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience performing data breach response, in addition to knowledge in security risk assessments, reactive incident response, and computer forensics (ransomware is a plus). This person will carry out a high level of customer service and communication with clients around the country, deploying various technical, analytical, and legal tactics in a fast-paced environment. Summary of Responsibilities Participate in engagements related to preemptive data breach response; analytic and reporting for litigation, data breaches, and regulatory response; workplace and employment issues, including theft of trade secrets, and; investigations related to network breaches/unauthorized access of data through computer forensics and incident response Deliver exceptional client services, including communicating with the client throughout the entire project lifecycle to better understand client needs Remain highly responsive and ensure all deadlines are met Perform data breach response, cyber risk/security assessments, and remain involved in phases such as penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and log configuration Engage with attackers directly to resolve cyber extortion incidents Participate in CSIRP development and gap analysis, tabletop exercises, incident response and computer forensics, and data breach response with best practices Experience with scan/assessment tools such as Metasploit, Nessus, Burp Suite, Core Impact, and/or others Handle web application exploitation, server and client-side attacks, and protocol subversion Perform IT System and Network Audits; write technical reports Remain abreast of computer networks, hardware, communications, and connectivity Qualifications and Required/Preferred Experience 1-3 years of relevant experience described above; prior experience consulting in the private sector is a major plus Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Security, or other related fields is preferred Certifications: SANS, EnCE, CISSP, or other relevant security certifications are preferred Familiarity with Windows, Linux, Mac, and UNIX systems Proficient in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Visual Basic, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Perl Knowledgeable of encryption and encoding methods, communication protocols, and algorithms Enthusiastic about delivering the highest quality results to clients on time and on budget Able to triage multiple cases simultaneously Self-driven to deliver the highest level of results for clients