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Cyber Security Watch Position/Security Engineer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Job Description

Edgewater Federal Solutions is a small business providing Information Technology (IT) consulting services to the Federal government.   Founded in 2002, Edgewater is headquartered a few miles south of Frederick, Maryland (near Urbana, MD).  Edgewater’s core services are Program Management Support, Business Process Engineering, Cyber Security, and Enterprise Systems Engineering and Operations.  Edgewater is currently seeking a Cyber Security Watch Position/Security Engineer to provide support to the DOE IN office located in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities/Duties include:

  • Serve as the Cybersecurity Watch Analyst responsible for analyzing information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report on events to protect information systems and networks from threats.
  • Perform technical security activities to include:
    • Characterize and analyze security events to identify anomalous and potential threats to systems
    • Analyze identified malicious activity to determine exploitation methods and impacts
    • Triage intrusions, malware, and other cybersecurity threats
    • Document, track and escalate cybersecurity incidents
  • Comment on new ODNI/NIST standards / regulations as applies to client environment
  • Employ best practices when implementing security requirements within an information system.
  • Participate in IC Community Shared Resources Working Group.
  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Respond to cyber incidents as defined in DOE-IN Incident Response and local SOP.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Required Skills:

  • 12 years of cyber security experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field.
  • Desired Candidates have CISSP or other security certification.
  • Knowledge of common adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Experience working in a SIEM, interpreting IDS alerts, and deriving context from event logs
  • Candidates must have the following experience and knowledge:
    Knowledge of the IC and audit collection policies.
  • Possess effective interpersonal and presentation skills as he/she operates in a client-facing role.
  • Possess the ability to communicate in written and oral form.  Publication or presentation experiences a plus.
  • Experience reporting IT Security events/incidents in the time prescribed based on policies and procedures.
  • Candidate will be a Proactive Self Starter
  • Candidate will Require Little to No Immediate Supervision or Day to Day Tasking
  • Candidate will Possess Excellent Decision Making Skills.
  • Candidate will Demonstrate Flexibility and Possess the Willingness to Support Shift Work if Needed.
  • Candidate will Possess Excellent ability to collaborate as a Team and Possess Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Candidate will Possess Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills and be able to Interact with Senior Levels of Management.

Preferred To Have/Desired Skills:

  • Possesses experience supporting the Intelligence Community (IC)
  • Experience analyzing host based security events and indicators
  • Experience analyzing network based security events and indicators
  • Experience working in a SOC and supporting incident response
  • Experience with supporting the Joint Worldwide Intelligence System (JWICS).
  • Knowledge of cloud architecture.
  • Knowledge of virtualization capabilities

It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, and/or other status protected by applicable law.

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Stay safe online this summer, watch out for fake WiFi networks

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Better Business Bureau warns if you are traveling this summer and taking advantage of free WiFi, double check before connecting your device. Scammers use fake WiFi hotspots to steal personal information or gain access to your device. “Say you’re at a coffee shop, airport, hotel lobby, or other public place,…

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Psychology of scams: The emotional traps to watch out for

Criminals are using age-old techniques to manipulate the way we think and act, leaving us vulnerable to scams. IDCARE counsellor Suli Malet-Warden explains the psychological games that scammers play to entrap their victims. The romance scam During the grooming stage, the criminal works on eliciting a high level of trust to manipulate the victim into what the criminal terms the ‘ether state’. This state is characterised by high oxytocin levels which are increased through ‘love bombing’; validating the victim, telling him or her how wonderful they are, sending love notes and love poems through the day and relentlessly, emotionally bombarding them with ‘love vibes’. Read More….

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PSNI warns people to watch out for scams when online dating as UK loses £39m in 2016

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PSNI warns people to watch out for scams when online dating as UK loses £39m in 2016

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is encouraging people to be on the lookout for scammers who want to take advantage of those who may be looking for love or companionship this Valentine’s Day. Read More….

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Stop Everything And Watch This Baby Running Off With A Recording Phone

It’s one thing to have your cell phone stolen; it’s another to have it done by a laughing baby.

An endearing YouTube video captured a wobbly-legged bandit leading a frantic, giggle-filled chase while running through a home with the recording phone pointed at the baby’s hysterical face.

At one point the baby stumbles and nearly loses the prized possession before getting back up with a smile and taking off again. Trailing close behind is the baby’s presumed mom who can’t help but laugh along.

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Analyst (Watch Analyst)

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Analyst (Watch Analyst)

Job Description
Halfaker and Associates, an award winning high growth small business, creates innovative and practical technology solutions in the areas of Advanced Analytics, Software Engineering, IT Infrastructure and Cyber Security to help government organizations perform their critical missions.  Our

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Resource Watch: National Novel Writing Month Has a New Website for Educators – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

NaNoWriMo’s Young Writers Program has a beta version of a new website for teachers and students, complete with a variety of new educational resources.

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Watch: Child Trauma Survivors Reunite With the Adults Who Made a Difference – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

An emotional video campaign illustrates the ways meaningful adult relationships can counter the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.

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Resource Watch: Teach Students ‘Grit’ With the Stories of Nobel Laureates – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

A textbook and teacher’s guide that are free to download share the stories of 10 Nobel Laureates, focusing on stories of grit and perseverance.

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Street Watch Knox: Numberplate thefts on the rise

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Street Watch Knox: Numberplate thefts on the rise

Numberplate thefts continue to be a huge problem in Knox. Almost one third of reported thefts from cars in Knox last week was for stolen numberplates. On July 21-22, seven thefts from cars were reported in Knox, with three cases of stolen numberplates. Police are urging people to go to Knox or Boronia police stations […]

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