Cybersecurity Specialist – Durban needed at Durban University of Technology

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Job title : Cybersecurity Specialist – Durban

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering or related qualification in information technology, telecommunications, or any related field
  • 5 years’ experience in ICT Security
  • 3 years’ experience in the cyberspace

Knowledge of:

  • Cybersecurity systems management
  • Intrusion detection
  • Firewalls
  • Malware Software

Additional Certification (Beneficial):

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Huawei HCIA-Security
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) – Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

Summary of Duties:

  • Conduct threat and risk analysis and analyze the business impact of new and existing systems and technologies to eliminate risk, performance, and capacity issues. Implement vulnerability assessments and configure audits of operating systems, web servers, and databases and detect patterns, insecure features, and malicious activities in the infrastructure.
  • Perform research, testing, evaluation, and deployment of security technology and procedures.
  • Run diagnostics on any changes to data to verify any undetected breaches.
  • Develop custom systems for specialized security features and procedures for software systems, networks, data centers, and hardware.
  • Develop and implement information security standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Develop firewalls to secure the network infrastructure.
  • Keep current with new intrusion methods and develop protection plans. Have an in-depth understanding of vulnerabilities, management systems, and common security applications.
  • Conduct counteractive protocols and report incidents. Offer customized risk ratings for vulnerabilities based on DUT policies and maintain IT security controls documentation.
  • Grant permissions and privileges to authorized users.
  • Configure anti-virus systems and consoles and conduct software upgrades.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of Dynamic and Static Application Security Testing, re-engineering, automation, ASP.NET/JAVA, Qualys, and Metasploit, etc.
  • installing and testing new security measures.
  • if a breach occurs or a threat is identified, closing off the security vulnerability and developing a plan to prevent any future incidents.
  • Have a thorough understanding of security tools like Qualys, Know before, SOC and other related tools.
  • Manage relationships and coordinate with clients and service providers while providing customized security assessments, implementing security policies, designing security training materials, organizing training sessions, providing technical support, and communicating security policies and procedures.

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