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Cyber Crime Threat Intelligence Internship - Summer 2021 (Remote US)

Location: Reston
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

FireEye Threat Intelligence is a proactive, forward-looking means of qualifying threats poised to disrupt your business based on the intents, tools, and tactics of the attacker. Our high-fidelity, comprehensive intelligence delivers visibility beyond the typical attack lifecycle, adding context and priority to global threats before, during, and after an attack.

Our Financial Crime Intelligence team is seeking aThreatIntelligence Analyst Intern to join us for the summer of 2021. The Financial Crime team is responsible for identifying, tracking, and reporting on financially-motivated threat actors impacting organizations across the globe. This work supports corporate and government intelligence clients and other divisions of FireEye.


* Conduct independent research on cyber crime topics, drawing from open and proprietary sources to answer specific questions about ongoing campaigns and trends.

* Leverage technical research to create written intelligence reporting to address coverage needs, under the direction of senior analysts. These will typically be 2-3, page analytical reports,written for a wide audience.

The internship will include on-the-job training to provide specific subject matter expertise.Sointerns will need to have the capability to learn designated subject matter and roles relatively easily, but are not necessarily expected to already have direct experience in the threat intelligence analyst role. Internship candidates deemed likely to have the necessary skill sets, will be asked to perform a simple evaluation task during the candidate selection process to evaluate their capabilities.

Beneficial experience, skills, and knowledge include the following:

* Understanding of cyber crime threats and the cyber criminal ecosystem (e.g. ransomware, web skimming, business email compromise, etc.)

* Ability to demonstrate comprehensive, practical knowledge of research and collection skills as well as analytic methods

* Ability to assess and analyze information from various sources to develop actionable intelligence

* Some understanding of the technical underpinning of cyber operations

* Strong writing skills with ability to communicate clearly and efficiently

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate in a team environment


* Previous experience or knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, including the cyber threat landscape, common tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), and threat actor/group tracking

* Understanding of monetization and fraud strategies employed by cyber threat actors

* Familiarity with common public and commercial research tools

* Foreign language skills in Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Farsi, and/or other major European languages

At FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

*(applicants applying from Colorado follow guidance below*)*

Minimum Hourly Rate: $20. Final rate will be determined commensurately with cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations.

Benefits: Employer subsidized benefits include Medical Insurance. FireEye also provides Flexible Paid Sick Time and Paid Holidays.#LI-Remote  

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