What does an Information Security Analyst Intern do?
As an Information Security Analyst, you will design and implement IT security systems to protect the organization's computer networks from cyber attacks. You will also help develop organization wide best practices for IT security. You will monitor computer networks for security issues, install security software and document all security issues or breaches you find.
An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science with a minimum of 3 years of experience in information security. You need to be proficient with MAC and OS with experience in penetration testing and techniques and installing security software and documenting security issues. In addition, you will have excellent written and oral communication skill and understand patch management and firewalls, antivirus and IDPS concepts.
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Information Security Analyst Intern Career Path
Learn how to become an Information Security Analyst Intern, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
Information Security Analyst Intern Insights
“Things like unlimited PTO and working four 10s are nice but really nothing was done to fix morale and stress.”
“I enjoyed the responsibility of overseeing multiple high profile projects which impacted internal and external customers.”
“Wesleyan have provided me with amazing opportunities and have allowed me to develop my career massively since joining.”
“Everyone is really helpful and the support is enough to get up to speed with the details about the job.”
“I also had a great Director of Security Assurance that truly cared about the professional development of subordinates.”
“Great path driven training that helps you get to a career you can grow in.”
“Being able to work on a single project that had real strategic implications was great and I was simultaneously able to connect with amazing employees.”
“Bad hours and pay is not great”
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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an information security analyst intern
When working as an information security analyst intern, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are CAD/CAM, NC Programming, Scripting, Windows Server, and VERBAL Communication.
- Information Security Engineer
- Security Consultant
- Information Security Specialist
- Security Architect
The most common qualifications to become an information security analyst intern include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.