Cyber Security Specialist is responsible for providing security during the development stages of software systems, networks and data centers. The professionals have to search for vulnerabilities and risks in hardware and software. They manage and monitor any attacks and intrusions. The Security Specialist has to recognize the potential threat or attempted breach by closing off the security vulnerability. They build firewalls into network infrastructures.
The professional should suggest security measures for any information. They must design various strategies and defensive systems against intruders. The Cyber Security Specialist monitors systems for any unusual activities. They conduct counteractive protocols and report incidents. The professionals will examine and evaluate security strategies and defenses. It is the responsibility of the Cyber Security Specialist to create new defensive systems and protocols.
The Security Specialist will develop new layers of protection and update the security systems. The professional has to grant permissions and privileges to authorized users. The specialist will examine the defensive systems and provide reports based on test results. It is the Cyber Security Specialist who is responsible for running a diagnostic on any changes in the information to verify any undetected breaches.
The professional must keep themselves updated with the new trends and procedures. They are responsible for analyzing new methods of intrusion. The Security Specialist prevents any attacks to access information without proper credentials. They make a note of any breakthrough firewalls and other security applications. It is the Cyber Security Specialist who develops and implements information security standards, guidelines, and procedures.
The Security Specialist has to maintain IT security controls documentation. The professionals have to recognize the security gaps and prepare an action plan. They must suggest recommendation, create security policies and ensure they are implemented with support and mitigation during implementation. The Cyber Security Specialist monitors emerging through the IDS/IPS systems. They create awareness about security policy and security issues.
The Cyber Security Specialist takes care of the cyber security projects and makes sure they meet cyber security objectives. They work in close coordination with the stakeholders and other groups related to Cyber Security related matters. The specialist offers cyber security operations such as process re-engineering, automation, and documentation. The professionals recognize cyber security issues, devise and drive effective mitigation.
The Security Specialist will offer standby support for cyber security incident response. The professionals conduct customized application security assessments for client-based asset risk and corporate policy. They implement vulnerability assessment, configuration audit of operating systems, web servers and databases. The specialist detects comprisable patterns, insecure features, and malicious activities in the infrastructure. They will have an in-depth understanding of OWASP testing methodology.
The Cyber Security Specialist will execute projects in Dynamic Application Security Testing. They customize application security assessments for the client. They conduct personalized ASP.NET/JAVA application code reviews for clients. The professionals will take care of projects in security code reviews/ Static Application Security Testing of applications. It is the security specialist who monitors application security projects such as quality and timely delivery.
The professionals organize closure meetings to verify the customer queries and confirm acceptance of project deliverables. The Cyber Security Specialist gives consolidate reports and compare multiple vulnerabilities and different automated tools. They offer customized risk rating for vulnerabilities based on company policies. The Security Specialist will deal with client concerns related to project execution, the impact to production services and quality of deliverables.
The Cyber Security Specialist tracks vulnerabilities and collaborates with internal network teams to ensure closure of vulnerabilities. They have to be well-versed with various security tools such as Burp Suite, Nmap, Nessus, Qualys, Metaspolit, etc. The professionals have to coordinate with customers to resolve any technical issues.