Skills in demand: Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Cyber security is changing and some organizations are beefing up their threat intelligence groups in order to get ahead of the attack.  The Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst works closely with network defenders, incident responders, application security experts and threat hunting teams to collect, classify and exploit potential threats.  Responsibilities include:

  • Collection, validation and analysis of threat information from multiple, and often industry-specific, organizations
  • Generation threat intelligence for the purpose of detection and response to advanced persistent threats (APTs)
  • Research and creation of a variety of concise and actionable threat analysis and warnings which will be consumed by everyone from senior company executives to security analysts

This is an intelligence expert with the ability to influence immediate change within an organization in the midst of high pressure situations.