Cyber Job Profiles

Exploitation Analyst

The primary roles of an Exploitation Analyst are to collaborate to identify access and collection gaps that can be satisfied through cyber collection and/or preparation activities. Also, to leverage all authorized resources and analytic techniques to penetrate targeted networks.

Category: Analyze

Specialty Area: Exploitation Analysis

Cyber Defense Analyst

The primary roles of a Cyber Defense Analyst are to use data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats.

Category: Protect and Defend

Specialty Area: Cyber Defense Analysis

Security Architect

The primary roles of a Security Architect are to ensure that the stakeholder security requirements necessary to protect the organization’s mission and business processes are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes.

Category: Securely Provision

Specialty Area: Systems Architecture

Data Analyst

The primary roles of a Data Analyst are to examine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of providing security and privacy insight. Also, to design and implement custom algorithms, workflow processes, and layouts for complex, enterprise-scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research purposes.

Category: Operate and Maintain

Specialty Area: Data Administration

Software Developer

The primary roles of a Software Developer are to develop, create, maintain, and write/code new (or modifies existing) computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs.

Category: Securely Provision

Specialty Area: Software Development

Threat/Warning Analyst

The primary roles of a Threat/ Warning Analyst are to develop cyber indicators to maintain awareness of the status of the highly dynamic operating environment. Also, to collect, process, analyze, and disseminate cyber threat/warning assessments.

Category: Analyze

Specialty Area: Threat Analysis

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New Brunswick's Cyber Ecosystem

Cyber Post-Secondary Ecosystem

CyberSmart 2019 Preview: Engaging Women in Cybersecurity / April 15, 2019

The 2019 CyberSmart Summit (May 29-30) will bring together leaders from industry, academia, and government to advance national and international collaboration in cybersecurity skills and workforce development….

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Finding Adventure, Opportunity and Challenge / March 8, 2019

For International Women’s Day we spoke with women who are innovating, inspiring and cultivating New Brunswick’s cybersecurity ecosystem. They come from different roles and different…

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Skills and Talent Development – for the Future / December 12, 2018

[Note: A version of this post previously appeared on LinkedIn] Talent development is by far the most important activity that we need to focus on,…

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Not Another Blog on the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage … / October 25, 2018

[Ben Wuest is Chief Architect at Sonrai Security.] Our world is full of complex, ill-defined problems that do not have playbooks or step-by-step remediation manuals. We…

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Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs in Cybersecurity Sector / October 24, 2018

Thought Leadership Series [Note: Heather MacLean is Director of Skills and Workforce Development at CyberNB. A previous version of this post appeared on her blog on…

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Key Takeaways from the 2019 CyberSmart Summit / June 20, 2019

May’s CyberSmart Summit marked the 3rd iteration of this incredible event. This year’s Summit was an amazing success; I could see first-hand all the hard…

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