Proactive Cybersecurity Consultant
Are you passionate about staying ahead of cyber threats and helping organizations fortify their defences? We are seeking a proactive Cybersecurity Consultant on a remote basis in the US. In this role, you will play a crucial part in advising clients on cybersecurity best practices, identifying vulnerabilities, and implementing proactive measures to mitigate risks.
- : Conduct comprehensive assessments of clients' cybersecurity posture, including infrastructure, applications, and policies. Identify vulnerabilities, gaps, and potential threats.
- : Develop and implement proactive cybersecurity strategies tailored to clients' specific needs and risk profiles. Provide recommendations for enhancing security controls and mitigating potential risks.
- : Deliver engaging and informative cybersecurity awareness training sessions for clients' employees. Educate them on the latest security threats, best practices, and preventive measures.
- : Collaborate with clients to develop incident response plans and procedures. Conduct tabletop exercises to test the effectiveness of response plans and ensure readiness for cyber incidents.
- : Assist clients in implementing technical security solutions, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and endpoint protection tools. Provide guidance on configuration, optimization, and maintenance of security technologies.
- : Establish mechanisms for continuous monitoring of clients' environments for suspicious activities and potential security breaches. Stay informed about emerging threats and trends in cybersecurity through threat intelligence sources.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field. Advanced certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CEH are preferred.
- Proven experience in cybersecurity consulting or a related role, with a focus on proactive security measures.
- Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, and best practices.
- Proficiency in conducting cybersecurity assessments, risk assessments, and security audits.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
- Experience working with a variety of cybersecurity tools and technologies, including vulnerability assessment tools, SIEM platforms, and penetration testing tools.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, with a proactive and results-driven approach.