The Cybersecurity Liaison will work to advance cooperation across organizational, department or offices in the realm of cyber operations. This role assists with the integration of secure operational practices by providing guidance resources, best practices, documents and briefings to facilitate organizational support of achieving objectives specific AFRL programs. Performs reviews of computer security plans, performs risk assessments, and designs and performs security test scenarios. Examine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of providing new insight and maintaining situational awareness of current and future cyber threats.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists in the development of security policies and analyzes the sensitivity of information and reviews vulnerability and risk assessments on the basis of defined sensitivity and information flow.
- Researches and explains in both layman and technical terms current and emerging cyber/technological threats. Analyzes data/information from one or multiple sources to stay on top of current and future cyber threats..
- Inspect numerous enterprise systems and networks.
- Responds to requests for information, and help other cybersecurity, security, and intelligence personnel submit intelligence collection and production requirements in support of AFRL/RQ planning and operations.
- Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats.
- Performs assessments of systems and networks within the environment and identify where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.
- Measures the effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities and threats.
- Analyzes and define the security requirements for information protection for enterprise systems and networks.
- Develops security policies.
- Analyzes the sensitivity of information to perform vulnerability and risk assessments.
- Provides supervision and management to team members.
- Acts as focal point for customer communications for the team.
- Ensures team tasks and deliverables are completed as scheduled.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor`s degree or greater in computer or information science or related field
- 5-10 Years of experience in operational cybersecurity, vulnerability identification, and assessment.
- CompTIA Security+
Skills and Certifications
- Security+ Certification required
- Extensive knowledge of AF Cyber instructions and current vulnerabilities and exploit techniques is required
- CEH, CySA+, PenTest+, S-EHF or S-EHP is desirable
- Experience working with or on classified systems such as SIPRNet is desirable.
- Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
- Knowledge of DOD Risk Management Framework (RMF) is required
- Security Policy Development
- Plan and Process Review
- Compliance Reviews
- Risk Assessment Experience
- Vulnerability Management
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience with DoD and USAF systems
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Position requires sitting, for long periods of time. (Sedentary Work)
- Most duties require extended use of a keyboard and computer monitor
- Extended Telephone Use
- May require lifting of 20-50 lbs
- LCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veteran/Disabled
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