Information Security Analyst

Full Time
New York, NY
Areas of Interest: Systems Security Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Overview

WebMD (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education.  Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

 

Responsibilities:

The Information Security Analyst, as a member of WebMD’s Information Security Office is responsible for ensuring the continued adoption of security best practices and, assist in the implementation of processes and security technologies to protect the confidentiality of information.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and track security metrics to enable trend reporting to senior management
  • Identify security threats through the monitoring and correlation of various security systems and event sources including antivirus, vpn, host intrusion detection, proxy, and system logs
  • Participate in the Vulnerability Management program; that is identifying patches, rating patch criticality, monitoring patch process and tracking vulnerabilities through their lifecycle
  • Completion of daily requests requiring security review (e.g. requests for access)
  • Perform security due diligence of third party tools, vendors and systems
  • Assist in the resolution of security incidents through technical analysis (e.g. forensics, log review)
  • Provide guidance as needed to IT and Business partners to ensure secure implementation of processes, systems and services
  • Development of documentation with respect to security standards and guidelines


Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in an Information Security, or IT related role with security exposure
  • Strong knowledge of threats, vulnerabilities, attack methods and countermeasures
  • Technical knowledge of Operating Systems (Windows/Linux), Networking, and Web technologies
  • Industry certifications such as Security+, Associate CISSP are a strong plus
  • Knowledge of OWASP vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies
  • Programming experience is a plus



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Our Company:
WebMD is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans.

Our Business:
WebMD is the leading provider of health information and services to consumers and healthcare professionals. The online healthcare information, decision-support applications and communications services that we provide:
  • help consumers take an active role in managing their health by providing objective healthcare information and lifestyle information.
  • make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.
  • enable employers and health plans to provide their employees and plan members with access to personalized heath and benefit information and decision support technology that helps them make informed benefit, provider and treatment choices.


 
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