Threat Intelligence Director

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In the world of cyber security, all aspects of the threat landscape are constantly growing, changing, and becoming more complex. teams constantly are bombarded with overwhelming amounts of data that make it difficult to decide what needs attention. The key to dealing effectively with threats and overwhelming data comes down to the quality of actionable threat intelligence produced by the Analysts overseen by the Threat Intelligence Director.

Collecting and aggregating data must not be an end in itself – the data need to mean something that will lead to prevention and mitigation of threats. This means that, in order to mitigate risks effectively, the Threat Intelligence Director must have analytical skills coupled with the ability to discern the difference between the important and the irrelevant.

The Director is responsible for meeting the enterprise’s increasing need for intelligence-based decision-making information to improve detection, response, and resolution of relevant threats. This intelligence-driven approach to security, which provides the key data and capabilities exactly when and where they are needed to maximize resource effectiveness and minimize the damages incurred, is dependent upon the Director’s knowledge, critical thinking abilities, and leadership to separate the noise from the important decision-making information.

General Educational Requirements

The minimum educational requirement for this position is a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering, or a related field of study. Because of the high level of this position many employers require a graduate degree or graduate course work, and previous experience is an important requisite for this position with many employers requiring a minimum of 8 to 10 years of previous relevant experience in the field.

Additional Qualifications

In addition to a solid understanding of Information Security and Networking, a Threat Intelligence Director should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be able to communicate cyber intelligence details in a clear, concise, and business-relevant manner. The Director needs to have a customer-oriented focus and a strong interest in satisfying clients. The ability to learn and use new technology or concepts very quickly and the ability to provide leadership to Threat Intelligence Analysts are required.

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