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National General Insurance

National General Insurance

IT Security Analyst I

Winston-Salem, NC
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Responsible for the daily monitoring and analysis of information collected from the company’s information security systems and tools in order to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information resources and assets. Seek out weaknesses of the company's infrastructure by analyzing data and recommending solutions to remove, reduce or mitigate risk.


    Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

    • Work under the guidance of Security Analysts II and III
    • Install, operate, and maintain a variety of security solutions or systems to include IDS/IPS, SIEM and DLP
    • Review and respond to security event logs and alerts from installed security solutions and tools such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM and DLP
    • Conduct examinations of computers, system logs, applications and network security events
    • Analyze, document and escalate security incidents per policy
    • Work with other Security Analysts in determining the proper systems and tools to protect company resources
    • Assist with vulnerability assessments and associated remediation
    • Maintain knowledge of current security threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation techniques
    • Assist with risk analyses and security assessments to identify potential threats and conducts mitigation activities
    • Gain and maintain knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27001 and NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks
    • Participate in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning and testing
    • Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of security awareness training
    • Provide reporting for trending and key performance indicators related to the information security program
  • Qualifications


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
    • 1+ years of experience in security administration managing security systems and tool such as firewalls, IDS/IPS or DLP systems
    • Basic knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27000, or NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks
    • Experience managing IDS/IPS, penetration and vulnerability testing
    • Working knowledge of DLP, anti-virus and anti-malware solutions and concepts
    • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching concepts in an Enterprise environment
    • Working knowledge with Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols and best practices
    • Demonstrated experience with network sniffing and packet analysis tools
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate security risk and compliance related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
    • Demonstrated detailed oriented self-starter and the ability to work independently with limited supervision and limited direction, and in collaborative team environments
    • Ability to multi-task and manage varying priorities and projects
    • The ability to provide support after normal business hours
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)


    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent experience
    • Tripwire Enterprise, Tripwire IP360, Nessus, BeyondTrust Retina, Qradar, Trustwave TrustKeeper, Proofpoint, McAfee ePO/HBSS
    • Penetration and Vulnerability testing experience
    • IT Cyber Security experience in a publicly traded and regulated environment to include one more of the following industries: Insurance, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals
    • Industry relevant certifications such as any of the following: Security+, CCNA, CCNA Security, ENSA, CEH, CISSP, CISM, CEH, ECSA, GSEC/GCIH/GCIA – GIAC
    • Audit experience to include SOX, SOC II Type II, SSAE 18, and or PCI to include remediation activities
  • Industry
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  • About Us

    National General is a leading insurance carrier which has been in the industry since 1939. Through subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, National General offers homeowners, flood, personal and commercial auto, RV, motorcycle, life, accident and supplemental health insurance products. National General Insurance is a thriving company committed to ensuring that our employees achieve their personal best. Our employees are advancing their careers at a best-in-class insurance provider that is an industry leader in innovation. We give employees resources which enable them to take charge of their own future success.