Chicago, Illinois

The Information Security Cyber Threat Intelligence (IS-CTI) team monitors and analyses external cyber threats to Accenture and our clients. The team creates actionable reports, awareness materials, and works with Incident Response where there is a direct threat to Accenture. Regular and ad-hoc reports are aimed at Leadership and decision makers, and focus on specific breaches, threats and vulnerabilities. Periodic (often quarterly) reports analyses trends in breaches and threats, and also look forward at the future threat landscape for particular parts of our business.

This role (IS-CTI Team Lead) will report to the Threat Intelligence Senior Manager and will be responsible for continued surveillance of the cyber landscape, and identifying cyber threats that may impact Accenture information systems or clients. This involves monitoring and open source intelligence gathering, synthesis and analysis of multiple data feeds, and provision of actionable intelligence reporting for senior management. Reports include regular weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as well as ad-hoc reports in response to emerging incidents or threats.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Coordinate production (with other team members) of a Weekly Summary report highlighting to leadership notable incidents, threats and news items from the previous week.

+ Collation of a monthly email newsletter aimed at Information Security practitioners, and based on high profile security events from the previous month.

+ Analyzing and evaluating cyber threat trends on a quarterly basis and providing insight each quarter to senior management and leadership audiences.

+ Monitoring and acting on publicly reported incidents impacting Accenture’s clients and suppliers.

+ Preparing cyber threat profiles for potential acquisitions.

Work Requirements: Occasional travel where required

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree, university degree or equivalent

+ Minimum of 5 years work experience which involves analysis of information from disparate sources and synthesizing that into concise and actionable reports for a senior audience.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience of information gathering, synthesis, and collation of executive summaries.

+ Technology architecture or systems integration experience.

+ Experience of working in geographically dispersed teams.

+ Previous experience in media industry or research.

+ Experience within the Information Security domain, CISA, CISSP qualification or similar would be helpful.

+ Understanding of Accenture’s business and its organizational structures.

Professional Skills:

+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

+ Learn quickly and apply that learning to ensure continuous improvement in deliverables.

+ Strong analytic thinking so that reports are written in a concise and impactful style containing the key information.

+ Excellent written English is a must as the target audience are native English speakers.

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Chicago, Illinois

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