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Institutional Shareholder Services

Information Security Intern

This role shall be responsible for supporting the information security agenda for ISS, with a primary focus on cybersecurity along with a secondary focus of local business continuity coordination. As part of the Information Security Office, this role will work closely with other technology groups.
  • Gain/leverage familiarization with, and perform administration for, ISS’ Security Tools and Technologies from McAfee:
    • Anti-Malware solution
    • Intrusion Prevention Systems – Network-based
    • Intrusion Prevention Systems – Host-based
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Web Gateway (and URL Filtering)
    • Email Gateway
    • Endpoint Protection Suite
    • Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM)
    • Reporting and Metrics
  • Operational Activities
    • Administer SPAM protection utilities contained within the Email Gateway; configure sender and domain blacklists, maintain tracking for all reported emails.
    • Administer Web Gateway (URL Filtering); manage whitelist modifications, reporting and metrics.
    • Coordinate and perform reporting and monitoring functions on the Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) in place within the ISS enterprise.
    • Create security baselines for workstation, desktops, network devices and database technologies. Audit assets for adherence with the documented baselines.
    • Monitor security vulnerability repositories and relevant security news websites for relevant bugs and news items.
    • Coordinate appropriate updates to the local business continuity plan from a business and technology perspective.
  • Other appropriate duties as assigned to drive forward progress for the firm.
  • Knowledge and interest in Physical Security and/or Cybersecurity experience
  • Knowledge and interest with Mimecast, McAfee web gateway, SIEM, anti-malware and other tools is a plus.
  • Understanding establishing and monitoring information security controls and ISO Standards is a plus.
  • Certification(s) such as Security+ preferred
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with ISS personnel in locations around the globe.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

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