Security Analyst Resume Samples

A security Analyst ferrets out the issues in the company’s infrastructure and prevents cyber threats by employing creative ways. The typical duties that are mentioned in the Security Analyst Resume are planning, implementing and upgrading security measures of the company, maintaining data security and monitoring its access, performing vulnerability tests, risk analysis, security assessments and establishing plans for unauthorized access.

Candidates possessing sound technical skills in IDS/ IPS, DLP, TCP/ IP and vulnerability testing have a fair chance of making a career as a security analyst. Cloud computing, Saas models, C, C+, Java, PHP programming and ability to control any operating systems are some of the inborn skills of a security analyst. Even though there isn’t any hard and fast rule with regards to educational qualifications, employers look for a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Cybersecurity or related field for this job position.

Security Analyst Resume example

Security Analyst Resume

Objective : Successful high performing professional with a variety of academic, administrative, and IT experience. Able to effectively manage a substantial workload as well as handle large volumes of tasks and projects from a multitude of sources such as colleagues, vendors and upper management. Pride myself of being able to organize and prioritize tasks while ensuring accuracy and timely completion with minimal supervision.

Skills : Security, Fisma compliance.

Description :

    1. Analyzed data concerning security operations and evaluated and recommended changes to program policies.
    2. Reviewed, analyzed, and presented security policy regulations to OIG personnel to ensure safety throughout the OIG Agency.
    3. Created reports, briefings, or memorandums for the Director of Security to present to Directors, Deputy Chief of Staff, Chief of Staff and other OIG personnel.
    4. Reviewed, evaluated, and adjudicated reports of investigations, personnel files, and other records to determine whether to grant, deny, revoke, suspend, or restrict security clearance consistent with national security and/or suitability issues.
    5. Provided administrative support to ensure timely accomplishment of Office of Security functions to including: preparing internal and external security related correspondence between OIG components and other federal agencies, and responding to phone and email inquiries concerning security related issues.
    6. Maintained personnel security files for all OIG personnel in hardcopy and electronic format to include sensitive information such as non-disclosure statements SF-312, NATO briefings, Declaration of Federal Employment and security clearance information.
    7. Conducted pre-employment security checks and screening by querying the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) for applicants to the OIG.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S. In Cyber Security


Security Analyst Resume

Headline : Over 5+ years of experience in the technology field, with focus on compliance and information security. Seasoned professional with strong leadership skills in information technology management entrusted with developing and implementing successful privacy, security and compliance programs. Trusted advisor with strong organizational and communication skills seeking a position where solid privacy and information management and compliance expertise can be applied to help an organization grow.

Skills : Information Technology Specialist, Project Management, Operations Management, Information Technology Strategy Development, Technical Analysis, Systems Integration, Network Engineering, Electronics Technician.

Description :

    1. Reviewed IT policies, security documents, implementation manuals, guidelines and procedure documents to determine compliance and management controls.
    2. Managed Security Health Checking: Perform health checking, and insure that security services and health checking tools are installed and executed in accordance with contractual agreement.
    3. Ensured that platform administration and access controls have proper security settings in accordance with contractual agreement.
    4. Provided advice and guidance on risk management for non-compliance.
    5. Provided advice and guidance on interpretation of review results /findings.
    6. Ensured that access control measures are in place Reviewed technical documentation, observe technical processes and observe development processes to identify problems and potential weaknesses/risks.
    7. Conducted security patch reporting and health check scanning servers(UNIX, INTEL, LINUX, & VMWare, Websphere), quarterly & semi-annually.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Systems


Security Analyst Resume

Headline : Security Analyst is responsible for assessing, identifying, and managing threats to the organizational network. This includes providing recommendations to mitigate the risk posed by threats and vulnerabilities.

Skills : Information Security, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Coordinated and facilitated Contingency Plan testing exercises to ensure disaster recovery preparedness.
    2. Coordinated and facilitated Security Control Assessment (SCA) and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) activities while creating and maintaining the associated documentation in accordance with government requirements.
    3. Reviewed, assessed, and updated over 1000 system security controls to ensure system compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) publications and guidelines for federal information systems.
    4. Communicated with all levels of the client and contractor organizations regarding the system security categorization and authority to operate and make recommendations where necessary to ensure compliance.
    5. Reviewed, analyzed, and reported to the client the status of systems vulnerability scans and network security audits.
    6. Created and managed the Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) process in order to plan and track the resolution of system vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
    7. Reviewed, analyzed, and investigated authorized system access with system administrators and make recommendations for revoking access, where necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Assurance

Security Analyst Resume

Objective : Highly skilled, Security Analyst professional with over 10+ years of experience as an information security professional, specializing in analysis, strategy, and operations. Expert in analysis, design, and implementation of technical solutions for secure computer network operations. Skills include, but not limited to: research and development, defensive cyber analysis, digital forensics analysis, network exploitation and analysis, computer and network operations, remote and mobile operations, business system design, database and application security.

Skills : Tivoli End Point Manager, Sophos, McAfee, EPO, Acronis,.

Description :

    1. Analyzed and developed new information security process framework that are effective, scalable, and sustainable; meeting or exceeding business requirements.
    2. Served as a liaison to the business and infrastructure communities to maintain productive collaboration and manage overlapping objectives.
    3. Worked closely with other planners to assess current capabilities and identify high level customer requirement and with the project manager, architects, and other team members to define metrics and performance goals for the project or program.
    4. Communicated requirements and use cases to the engineers ensuring a clear and complete understanding of solution requirements.
    5. Translated security and business requirements into use cases and test conditions.
    6. Defined expected results for product, performance, user acceptance testing, and reconcile the results.
    7. Performed analysis of security incidents, vulnerability, threat identification, and conducted remediation to improve existing processes and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Security Analyst Resume

Summary : Active TS/SCI clearance Self-motivated security professional with an extensive in-depth comprehensive background in Security Administration to include Physical Security, Personnel Security, Information Security, Communication Security, Operation Security, Industrial Security Management, Secure Compartmented Information Facility Management, Automated Information Systems, Document Control, Access Control and Security Education Training and Awareness Training.

Skills : Information Security Management Physical Security Personnel.

Description :

    1. Responsible for developing, administering, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating security policies, procedures to the protection of EITSD sensitive material, facilities, and personnel throughout the National Capital Region (NCR).
    2. Ensured regulatory compliance in applying, establishing, and maintaining procedures for operating in unclassified, Secure Compartmented Information (SCIF) and Open Storage (OS) collateral facilities throughout the NCR.
    3. Complete routine self-inspections and evaluate the effectiveness of existing security practices.
    4. Recommended appropriate action to correct deficiencies.
    5. Investigated security infractions, violations and prepare reports specifying preventive action to be taken.
    6. Provided SCIF Facility Management to include clearance maintenance, granting of SCI access to automated network systems, access control, routine alarm testing, and changing combinations to KABA X-0 high-security locks to all GFE security containers and vault doors.
    7. Established and administered security posture for the Mark Center Network Operations Service Center (NOSC), Network Operations Center (NOC), and the Consolidated Service Center (CSR).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Security Administration

Security Analyst I Resume

Objective : Goal-oriented, driven, and resourceful IT professional with experience as a Security Analyst, Helpdesk Customer Service Representative, and Operations Intern. Excel at training and working with customers.

Skills : Technical Support, Process Management, Testing, Documentation, Training & Development.

Description :

    1. Responsible for provisioning and de-provisioning users in Active Directory and other critical applications.
    2. Participated in user training and resolving user access control issues.
    3. Participated as part of the IT Security Team in developing security policies and general IT policies.
    4. Participated in ongoing efforts to transition the IT infrastructure from a manual-based system to a fully automated platform.
    5. Quality Assurance analysis of spreadsheets to ensure that duplicate accounts across the application platform is identified and eliminated.
    6. Performed Report analysis of raw data in SharePoint and other relevant data warehouses in order to analyze pertinent data and provide processes for report generation with regards to meeting various Service Level Agreement Milestones.
    7. Performed administrative roles including but not limited to documentation, projects coordination, communication, status report, assignment distribution, email correspondence, follow-up, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Computer Science

Security Analyst Resume

Objective : Over eight years of experience in Security Authorization Process, Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guideline application. Three years experience in Assistant Information System Security Officer (AISSO) responsibilities. Over six years developing and participating in Process Improvement Working Groups.

Skills : Currently Pursuing CISSP crtification.

Description :

    1. Performed all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
    2. Performed Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinated with other government agencies to record and report incidents.
    3. Monitored and analyzed Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
    4. Recognized potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
    5. Evaluated firewall changes requests and assessed organizational risk.
    6. Communicated alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
    7. Assisted with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In Education

Security Analyst Resume

Summary : As a Security Analyst, responsible for ensuring the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

Skills : Security, Fisma Compliance.

Description :

    1. Coordinated Security Authorization processes of USCG business systems according to NIST and OMB standards on the IA team.
    2. Managed POA&M's and continuous monitoring for multiple business systems for USCG.
    3. Participated in working groups responsible for developing new IA processes.
    4. Worked with Project Control Specialists, Project Officers, and technical staff for all Security Authorization process-related activities.
    5. Created and maintained System Security Plans, Contingency Plans, Risk Assessment reports, Security Assessment Reports, Security Test & Evaluation Plans, and POA&M spreadsheets for the business systems.
    6. Worked with Functional Area Managers, Project Officers, and technical staff for all Security Authorization process-related activities.
    7. Assisted systems and made recommendations for completing Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 199 system categorization, E-authentication workbook, and privacy threshold analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Security Analyst Resume

Objective : Security Analyst professional with government experience, proven track record of applying appropriate, practical technology, policies and practices that meet business needs while reducing and mitigating risks. Experienced in managing compliance, audit and governance within given time and budget restraints. Motivated achiever with demonstrated ability to recommend security enhancements. Outstanding communicator who coordinates communications, information among team members to meet technology needs.

Skills : Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server, Active Directory.

Description :

    1. Conducted vulnerability assessments using security software tools to determine security posture of IT assets.
    2. Proactively monitored and reported on security trends, vulnerabilities, and exploits.
    3. Researched advancements in all security technologies that would benefit secure business growth.
    4. Monitored intrusion detection logs to determine cause of network security related events or to identify potential security related events.
    5. Responded to misuse of technology resources in a timely manner, participate in the investigation and communication of security exposures, misuse or noncompliance situations.
    6. Collaborated on the implementation of new technology to ensure adherence to information security program and the necessary updates are made to security policies and standards to reflect new technology.
    7. Promoted security awareness and training through presentations, activities, and regular communications.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Systems

Security Analyst Resume

Headline : As a Security Analyst, responsible for 5. Performing other technical roles such as report documentation, process documentation, Technical and user manual documentation among others.

Skills : Project Management, Information Systems Analysis, System Assessment and Authorization, Certification and Accreditation, Federal Guideline Knowledge, Security Compliance Analysis, Security Requirements, Risk Management.

Description :

    1. Ensured that all access controls are implemented, maintained and monitored through a security methodology that supports operation and security compliance requirements.
    2. Continually assessed the systems against potential threats and vulnerabilities via system and network security monitoring.
    3. Used Splunk to consolidate, monitor and alert on any abnormal or malicious logged activities.
    4. Ensured that all identified vulnerabilities are mitigated in a timely fashion.
    5. Supported incident responses for all security-related issues.
    6. Crossed correlate and analyze log information, packet captures, security alerts and artifacts to identify entry vectors, network traversal and malicious activity.
    7. Experienced in configuring, running, validating and contextualizing the findings of vulnerability discovery tools such as Nessus and NeXpose.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Technology

Security Analyst Resume

Summary : Independently motivated, driven, and success-oriented Information Technology (IT) professional with extensive Information Assurance and Security experience. Critical, analytical thinker and problem-solver with capacity to exercise sound, independent judgment in high-stress situations. Effective communicator with ability to present technical concepts to nontechnical personnel in clear, concise, understandable manner.

Skills : Nexpose, Nmap, WebInspect, Fortify, Aruba WIDS, Yellowjacket, McAfee ESM, McAfee NSM, CounterAct, SecureSphere, FireEye, Archer.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and responded as necessary to security alerts within the WAF, IDS, and SIEM.
    2. Detected and identified possible attacks/intrusions, anomalous and misuse activities, and distinguish these incidents and events from benign activities.
    3. Provided direction on the tuning of alerts to allow analysts to focus more on critical events.
    4. Planned and executed network vulnerability scans with an emphasis on PCI compliance, recommended security controls, and/or corrective actions for mitigating technical and business risk.
    5. Performed web application security assessments, tracked identified vulnerabilities, and coordinated the remediation and validation.
    6. Created C-level reports detailing the trends and effectiveness of our vulnerability program.
    7. Analyzed threat data from external vendors and security appliance logs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Information Technology

Security Analyst Resume

Headline : Creative hands-on IT analyst with a proven track record of success leading IT, IT security and Information Assurance projects and programs for government and business. Communicates effectively with both technical and non-technical teams, having supported CIO/CISO at FEMA. Coordinates multiple resources and stakeholders and supports high performance technical and professional teams to execute projects of profound complexity, assuring timeliness, effectiveness, and budgetary compliance.

Skills : Minitab, Office Equipment, Microsoft Products, Forklift Operator, SQL.

Description :

    1. Maintained documentation system, record retention and information services and functions including resubmissions.
    2. Prepared and reviewed Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages to support risk reviews, interpreting and enforcing all documentation formatting, standards, policies and operating procedures requirements.
    3. Coordinated detailed analysis of schedule and deliverable based on time-lines as required by DHA.
    4. Interfaced with the client within the strategic design process to translate business requirements.
    5. Performed research, write and edit C&A documentation based on DoD's DIACAP 8500 IA requirements.
    6. Communicated effectively with all levels of management, and responds to changing technologies and business models on a daily level.
    7. Successfully generated, edited, and maintained critical system documentation and artifacts to complete two separate Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Paralegal Studies