Threat Intel Analyst

Threat Intel Analyst

Trend Micro Incorporated Philippine Branch
2-3 years
Not Specified

Job Description

When you join Trend, you become part of a unique and diverse global family and you get to work towards a world safe for exchanging digital information.
Trend Micro is looking for a Threat Intel Analyst located in Egypt
Your Career as a Threat Intel Analyst
The Trend Micro Threat Intel Analyst (TIA) would be a member of the Managed XDR (MDR) service supporting overall cyber threat analysis effort. The TIA must have experience in intrusion detection and response, firewall architecture, and emerging technologies. They must possess an expert grasp on security vulnerabilities and malicious actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) to better evaluate the effectiveness of layered defenses and provide insight threat campaigns and distribution of malware. The TIA will work with the Trend Micro Managed XDR team to describe possible association to threat actors, existing or new threat campaigns, and relationship of indicators of compromise (IOCs).
How You Will Make a Difference
  • Conduct threat intelligence activities to support the Trend Micro Managed XDR team, and collaborate with other threat research teams within Trend Micro.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative, technical and non-technical data to perform intelligence analysis.
  • Conduct security research using internal and external sources, including but not limited to: cyber security web sites, forums, social media and traditional sources to support research processes.
  • Perform open source intelligence (OSINT) collection and analysis, identifying the most relevant and immediate cyber threats, malicious code, suspicious domains, and security vulnerabilities.
  • Perform malware analysis either through reverse engineering, black-box analysis or similar methods.
  • Add threat intelligence enrichment and support investigation of suspected security incidents, including operating with malware and indicators of compromise (IOCs).
  • Analyze and correlate incident data to develop a preliminary root cause and corresponding remediation strategy.
  • Produce assessments on cyber threats and attacks that are of interest to Trend Micro.
  • Work on projects that are relevant to Trend Micro, revolving around threat research and analysis.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on cyber threats to support current analytical operations and initiatives.
  • Provide timely, comprehensive, and accurate deliverables to key stakeholders in both written and verbal communications.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • At least a bachelor's degree in a related field, with 2-3 years in a full-time security position related to Information Security Operations, preferably in a position involving threat detection and incident response.
  • Had worked within SOC operations, or have been a member of teams participating in incident response, digital forensics, threat research or similar cyber experience.
  • Had previous experience working with relevant subject matter experts to process, analyze and remediate threats through the use of endpoint protection products or endpoint detection and response suites, and related technology, such as EDR, anti-virus, anti-malware, IPS/IDS, and anti-phishing.
  • Excellent understanding of cyber security frameworks, such as the Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis, MITRE ATTA&CK framework, and utilize these frameworks to implement threat modelling in support of Threat Intelligence activities.
  • Experienced in analyzing malware, hacking tools, threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to characterize threat actor's technical methods for accomplishing their goals.
  • Experienced in performing malware analysis either through reverse engineering, black-box analysis or similar methods.
  • Strong working knowledge of security relevant data, including networking protocols, ports and common services, and application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP, DNS, FTP, SMTP, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of privilege escalation persistence, lateral movement techniques developed by threat actors.
  • Had prior experience with working with SIEM technology, open source intelligence (OSINT) tools, as well as threat intelligence platforms.
  • Had prior experience in writing, editing and preparation of threat research materials, or had prior exposure to writing articles relevant to threat research
  • Possess strong understanding of technical issues within IT environments, or environments that focused on research and development
  • Excellent capabilities with documentation including writing technical write-ups
  • Ability to provide insights to research and innovation
  • Exceptional ability to communicate verbally and in writing ability to work as a team member within a global team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with flexibility in time and availability

And if you are
  • A team player
  • Able to work independently, structured and result-oriented
  • Fluent in English
  • A quick learner with desire to learn new tools and techniques
  • Used to working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Passionate to protect the world from Cyber Attacks!

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