Security Watch Analyst
Location:
Fort Lee , Virginia
Posted:
November 19, 2017
Reference:
6175137
* Monitor, detect, analyze, investigate, report, and track security-related "events" such as signs of intrusion, compromise, misuse, and compliance
* Utilize provided sensors, systems, tools to monitor networks and systems for signs of intrusion, compromise, misuse, and non-compliance
* Proactively monitor and track down anomalies, non-compliant systems, and other observed events that are detrimental to the overall security posture of the IT infrastructure
* Support detection of vulnerabilities and sophisticated and nuanced attacks, discern and remove false positives, and analyze the information generated by systems
* Support scanning of devices on the network for network and system vulnerabilities
* Support daily analysis of security logs to detect incidents
* Support generation of metrics and reporting on a regular basis
* Performing additional tasks or duties as assigned.
* Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources within the Network Enclave (NE) or enclave, to include individual host logs, network traffic logs / packet captures, firewall logs, and intrusion detection system logs at least daily
* Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources
* Assist in the construction of signatures which can be implemented on CND network tools in response to new or observed threats within the NE or enclave
* Monitor appropriate security bulletins and report any security issues that may impact the IDS to the Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) Manager, CNDSP Incident Responders, DeCA CIRT Lead, other CNDSP related personnel and DeCA Information Assurance personnel IDS logs, databases, and security incident response reports are to be prepared and maintained
* Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the NE or enclave and determine possible causes of such alerts
* Review and respond to events identified in the Host-Based Security System (HBSS)
* Coordinate with enclave CND staff to validate network alerts

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