About New York City Cyber Command
New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) was created in 2017 by Executive Order to lead the city’s cyber defense efforts, working across more than 100 agencies and offices to prevent, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats. New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) is committed to protecting City infrastructure and critical systems from cyber threats, and helping residents become safer in their digital lives.
As the organization defending the largest municipality in the country, NYC3 is charged with directing citywide incident response, setting citywide cybersecurity policies and standards, and working with city agencies to strengthen their cyber defenses.
The mission of the NYC3 is to Prevent, Detect, Respond and Recover from cyber threats against the data and infrastructure of the City of New York, in collaboration with public and private sector partners. More specifically this position is for the Threat Management tower within NYC3. As a Cyber Command Intern (Security Operations Analyst) you will work closely with the CERT, Security Operations (SOC) and Intelligence team on building tools and processes that will enable effective triaging, responding, remediating and recovering from cyber security incidents involving over 140 agencies of the City of New York.
Responsibilities will include:
• Build, develop, and deploy automation / orchestration playbooks that will enable effective triaging of incidents;
• Participate and assist in testing new technologies and products to determine their effectiveness within the NYC3 infrastructure;
• Work with the NYC3 engineering team on deploying tools and platforms to support the mission of the Threat Management team;
• Develop and deploy tools that will assist the NYC3 threat management teams in performing quick triage tasks that would otherwise require manual work;
• Maintain knowledge of the current security threats and actors and their relevance to the City by monitoring reports and intel sources;
• Build metrics utilizing a data security approach to gain insight into attacks and responses to incidents within the City of New York.
The preferred candidate should possess the following:
• An active knowledge of current trends in computer security, software/hardware vulnerabilities;
• A general knowledge on security fundamentals and an inquiring mind;
• An active interest in current security research;
• Knowledge in network analysis, host analysis and IDS/IPS technology.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Selected candidates must be enrolled in a degree bearing program
Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, this opportunity will be remote. Internship will be unpaid and interns must show proof of their university giving academic credit or funding from their university or authorized 3rd party. The length of this part or full time,17 up to 35 hour per week internship will be no longer than 12 weeks.