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IT Security Analyst

Location:
Midlands - West
Salary Details:
Competitive
About The Role

As an IT Security Analyst you will support the IT Security Team Leader, IT Operations and other areas of the business to manage:-

  • Industry Standards and Best Practices of IT Security processes including vulnerability management, penetration testing and continuous monitoring
  • Providing value to the business by providing insights into the current infosec threat landscape and relating that to current weaknesses and risks to business assets
  • Implementation of appropriate information security controls in line with business needs and accreditation requirements
 

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting the team leader and the business to deliver safe and secure systems which safeguard critical information assets
  • Working within a small team of Information Security professionals to maintain IT Security continuous monitoring
  • Identification, remediation and wider communication of new threats and vulnerabilities relevant to the business
  • Conducting internal security testing of networks, applications and business assets
  • Liaising with external third-parties to facilitate external penetration tests
  • Manage technical security remediation plans with other departments and stakeholders
  • Providing valuable interpretation of monitoring information and alerts
  • Managing incidents, changes and operational activities under the ITIL framework
  • Keeping abreast of the current information security topics and threats
  • Maintain membership of professional certification bodies, attending conferences and webinars where value can be gained
About You

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in Information Security or a related discipline, or have relevant knowledge or experience.  They should be interested in working towards an appropriate CCP certification or equivalent.

 

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