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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking for a leader with insider threat program management experience. This role is responsible for supporting a geographically dispersed team who detects, analyses, and responds to suspicious activities and potential insider threats. In this role, you will be responsible for enhancing our existing insider threat defence capabilities by collaborating on efforts to design and implement processes and technologies within Verizon's unique security landscape. You will work closely with key cross-functional stakeholders to develop a program tailored to utilizing and mitigating measures to detect and respond to potential threats to Verizon’s infrastructure, employees, and intellectual property.

This role is a part of Verizon Cyber Defence- Insider Threat Operations (ITO) team under the Chief Information Security Office (CISO). The mission of the ITO team is to protect Verizon by preventing, detecting, and investigating all insider threats by malicious or negligent employees, contractors and vendors with minimal disruption to the line of business.

  • Supporting the day-to-day operations for insider threat investigations by performing insider threat examinations.
  • Conducting continuous enterprise-wide insider threat.
  • Investigating and ensuring tasks like case follow up, lessons learned, and case studies are conducted and socialized with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Exercising discretioninconducting user-based analysis.
  • Maintaining documentation, which provide a visual depiction of various insider threat operations workflows to support an innovative program and bolster overall security practices.
  • Communicating project statuses accurately and within required timeframes.
  • Implementing technical and administrative controls designed to scale across the Verizon enterprise to prevent, detect, and respond to insider threats.
  • Assisting with the development of global insider threat use cases surrounding data exfiltration, internal fraud, privilege escalations, as well as IT sabotage for desktops, laptops, servers, mobile, virtual and multi-cloud environments.
  • Researching industry trends and best practices in order to ensure alerting and case management processes are evolving with the cybersecurity field.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Experience in writing and presenting high and low level security reports and briefings for insider threat investigations.
  • Experience in implementation of cybersecurity, network defence, and investigative frameworks (such as NIST CSF, ISO 27000 series, MITRE ATT&CK, Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain, etc.) into network defence processes.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of SOC or similar environment methodology, including threat monitoring, intrusion detection, analysis, threat determination, incident handling and remediation tracking.
  • Experience in defending against insider threats by leveraging tools like UEBA and DLP.
  • Experience in interpreting data from network security tools and infrastructure technologies such as SIEM, firewall, proxies, IPS/IDS devices, Full Packet Capture (FPC), and email platforms.
  • Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape, including types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that drive them.
  • Knowledge of system development life cycle (waterfall & agile) experience.
  • Knowledge/Certifications of (CERT's ITPM, Network+, Security+, CISSP, CFE, and/or Six Sigma Greenbelt or Lean certification).

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

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