Cyber Security Specialist

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We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cyber Security Specialist to join our team. As a Cyber Security Specialist, you will be responsible for protecting our organization's digital assets and information systems from potential cyber threats and ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our data. You will play a critical role in developing and implementing effective security measures, monitoring security systems, conducting risk assessments, and responding to security incidents. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cybersecurity, knowledge of industry best practices, and the ability to analyze and mitigate risks effectively.


  • Develop and implement cybersecurity strategies, policies, and procedures to safeguard the organization's digital assets and sensitive information.
  • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate remediation actions.
  • Monitor and analyze security systems, including intrusion detection systems, firewalls, and antivirus software, to identify and respond to potential threats and incidents.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, including conducting forensic analysis, identifying the root cause, and implementing measures to prevent recurrence.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement secure network architectures, systems, and applications.
  • Stay updated with the latest cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends, and provide recommendations for enhancing security posture.
  • Develop and deliver cybersecurity training and awareness programs to educate employees about security best practices and promote a culture of security.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CEH are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience working as a Cyber Security Specialist or a similar role, with a deep understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of network security protocols, technologies, and tools.
  • Familiarity with security frameworks and standards, such as ISO 27001, NIST, or CIS Controls.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments, vulnerability management, and penetration testing.
  • Proficient in security incident response, including incident handling, investigation, and mitigation.
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices and application security.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and proactively.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to stay updated with emerging cybersecurity threats, technologies, and industry trends.