Location: This position can be fully Remote in the United States.
The Talos Detection Response Team creates network and endpoint signatures that are distributed world-wide to multiple products in Cisco’s security portfolio and the open-source community.
In this position you will create detection content for vulnerabilities in a variety of Cisco and non-Cisco products. Understanding these vulnerabilities may come from reviewing technical reports, reading code diffs, or generating network traffic from proofs-of-concepts. Once released, these protections directly impact the security of people and organizations around the globe. With time and experience, you may have the opportunity to conduct in-depth research on novel threats, create tooling that forwards the mission of the team, and mentor junior team members.
If you’re a tenacious learner, have an excruciating interest in detail, and want to expand your career in information security this may be the right role for you.
Research security threats, attacker techniques and tools, 0-day vulnerabilities Create advanced signatures and detection content for Snort, ClamAV, AMP, and other Cisco products Write in-depth technical advisories about threats and signatures Capture network traffic from threats for testing IPS and IDS security effectiveness Analyze malware samples and vulnerable binaries using static/dynamic analysis, debuggers
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