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CyberSecurity Incident Response Lead/Plano, TX 6mth+ Contract
Ref No.: 18-01351
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Contract
 - Proactively seek, monitor for and respond to security incidents, as well as perform personnel investigations. - Exercise all phases of incident response life cycle: Preparation, detection/identification, containment, eradication, recovery, and follow-up. - Monitor for external threats, analyze network captures, and review operating systems, assessing risk to the customer environment and driving risk mitigation and response activities, if compromised. - Evaluate external threat intelligence sources related to zero day attacks, exploit kits and malware to determine organizational risk and improve threat detection. - Conduct host based forensics and analysis to determine root cause and impact; define, document, test and manage incident response processes; mature and integrate processes and technologies, with the objective of the continued development of a "single plane of glass” for monitoring and comprehensive incident response process. - Stay abreast of the latest information security controls, practices, techniques and capabilities in the marketplace; lead internal skills development activities for information security personnel on the topic of security monitoring and incident response, by providing mentoring and by conducting knowledge sharing sessions.