Cyber Security Specialist

1 Position- Lahore, Pakistan

Role Overview

As a Cyber Security Specialist, you will Guard all company data, particularly sensitive information, from both internal and external threats by designing broad defences against would-be intruders. Your proactive approach to identifying and mitigating threats, coupled with your strong technical skills and collaborative mindset, will be instrumental in maintaining a secure environment in the face of evolving cyber threats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in day-to-day monitoring for unusual activities, implement defensive protocols, and report incidents.
  • Collaborate with other members of the cybersecurity team to develop new protocols, layers of protection, and other proactive and defensive systems for remaining ahead of cybercriminals
  • Maintain documentation of security guidelines, procedures, standards, and controls
  • Maintain knowledge of current cybercrime tactics
  • Collect data on current security measures for risk analysis, and write systems status reports regularly
  • Monitor constantly for attacks and run appropriate defensive protocols if a breach occurs
  • Conduct testing to identify vulnerabilities, and collaborate with cybersecurity team to update defensive protocols when necessary
  • Configure antivirus systems, firewalls, data centres, and software updates with a security-first mindset
  • Grant credentials to authorised users, monitor access-related activities, and check for unregistered information changes
  • Help lead employee training to prevent phishing and other forms of cyberattack.

Skills and requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or other relevant certifications preferred.
  • Proven experience in cybersecurity roles with a focus on threat detection, incident response, and defensive protocols.
  • Strong knowledge of current cybercrime tactics, security standards, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively within a team and across departments.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and stay updated on emerging cybersecurity trends and threats.

Market-competitive remuneration and benefits based on seniority and contribution.

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