Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analyst

 

 

 

 

 

Journal of Cyber Policy is a cyber security analyst site, among other things. In this role, we publish a cyber security research archive that indexes hundreds of reports on numerous cyber security research topics. We also review books that deal with cyber security and related issues. Some useful links are also contained below.

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The Role of the Cyber Security Analyst

The term “Cyber Security Analyst” has at least two definitions. One refers to a person who works in a cyber security department or SecOps group. He or she analyzes threats, vulnerabilities, incidents and so forth to determine the best course of action in response. In some cases, the best response is to ignore the issue. However, cyber security analysts can be critical to effective risk mitigation processes. They are often on task to initiate and follow through on incident response workflows.

The other kind of cyber security analyst is a person, or group, that analyzes the state of cybersecurity. This is the role we play. We curate news and research about the cyber security industry. We research and publish articles about trends in cybersecurity along with profiles of security vendors and more.

We are also analysts of cyber security as it relates to the law, public policy, national security and compliance. As we, and hopefully others, are seeing, cybersecurity is a field that touches on many more areas of life than computers and networks. Cyber security affects consumers, government, media, business and on and on.

 

Original Research

Firmware-Based Threats Report, February 2018

Useful Links

ISACA

NIST

Trusted Computing Group

US Naval Academy Center for Cyber Security Studies

Cybersecurity Act of 2015

Final Procedures Related to the Receipt of Cyber Threat Indicators and Defensive Measures by the Federal Government

Mobile Security R&D Program Guide Volume 2

GDPR Recitals

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)