Principal Information Security Analyst

Tenable Network Security   •  

Columbia, MD

Industry: Information Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago

Your Role:

Candidate will monitor, analyze, and respond to security events, learn about new security tools, take ownership of day-to-day security operations while protecting Tenable assets from Cyber security attacks.

Your Opportunity:

  • Find and stop attackers attempting to access the network
  • Build new visibility and alerting for emerging threats
  • Leverage threat intelligence to identify the most prevalent and dangerous risks
  • Analyze attacks and build new controls
  • Make recommendations to Tenable leadership to align with security best practices and our business

What you'll need:


  • 5+ years demonstrating expertise in related information security practice
  • Know how to find and eradicate malware on multiple operating systems
  • Understand and be able to apply frameworks like ATT&CK and NIST CSF to everyday security risks
  • Understand how to read and apply threat intelligence to find attackers and enhance our controls
  • Understand Cloud Security, including how to identify attacks and what controls prevent those attacks
  • Understand how to use a SIEM to find attacks, tune out noise, and build security visibility into the environment
  • Knowledge of different attack vectors such as endpoint compromise, web application attacks, and phishing
  • A desire to learn continuously, and a strong interest in cybersecurity best practices
  • Ability to automate using Python, Powershell, Perl or similar
  • Understand how networks work and how traffic moves from one network or system to another
  • Broad familiarity with security tools and platforms for both attack and defense