The Cyber Security Specialist designs, develops, or recommends integrated security system solutions that will ensure HIPAA data and systems are protected. Conducts incident/event investigation and analysis. Maintains security system infrastructure and assesses technical engineering services for the support of integrated security systems and solutions. Participates with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs. Supports security assessments and audits. Maintains awareness of cyber trends, threats, and vulnerabilities. Supports Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation tasks through related security operational tasks, including capture and management of device baselines, configuration/hardening checklists and compliance monitoring activities, implementing a process to document and track deviations from approved configuration baselines.
Conducts incident/event investigation and analysis. Detects, assesses and reports network vulnerabilities. Maintains security system infrastructure. Supports audits and third party assessments by providing evidence and artifacts. Briefs client on security status. Recommends technological and architectural upgrades/modifications to client's Information Systems Security architecture.
Develops policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
Promotes awareness of security issues among management and ensures sound security principles are reflected in organizations’ visions and goals. Conducts research pertaining to the latest viruses, worms, etc. and the latest technological advances in combating unauthorized access to information. Supports the client in publishing incidents, alerts, advisories, and bulletins.
Develops and implements programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.
Participates in network and systems design to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies. Ensures the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT services.
Assesses security events to determine impact and implements corrective actions
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Related Discipline
- 10+ Years Experience with DoD Healthcare or VA environment strongly preferred.
- Familiarity with EMR systems preferred.