Vulnerability Management Intern
ABOUT NEW YORK CITY CYBER COMMAND
New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) is committed to protecting City systems that provide vital services to New Yorkers from cyber threats, and helping residents become safer in their digital lives.
As the organization defending the largest municipality in the country, NYC3 is charged with directing citywide incident response, setting citywide cybersecurity policies and standards and working with city agencies to strengthen their cyber defenses.
The Vulnerability Management intern will assist with the day-to-day operations and ongoing development of NYC3’s Vulnerability Management program.
- Assist the Vulnerability Management team with the development and implementation of performance improvements across services and platforms
- Assist Vulnerability Management Specialists with the analysis and tracking of findings discovered during scheduled internal vulnerability scans
- Conduct research on vulnerabilities with potential impact to the City
- Support agency compliance with cybersecurity policies and standards
- Assist Vulnerability Management Specialists with scanner deployment and migration activities
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
All candidates must be enrolled in a degree bearing program at an accredited institution.
-Strong critical-thinking skills, with an ability to demonstrate pros and cons of different scenarios to inform decision-making
-Strong research and writing skills
-Familiarity with legislation and legal opinions and corresponding impacts on public policy
-Basic understanding of computer networks and systems and how to identify vulnerabilities within each
-Basic understanding of statistics, linear/matrix algebra, and object oriented programming.
-Excellent listening skills and willingness to work as part of a team
-Demonstrated interest in public service
Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, this opportunity will be remote and unpaid.
Summer Internships are full time internships for students in degree bearing programs at an accredited institution. This classification of interns must show either proof of their university giving academic credit, or funding from their university or an authorized 3rd party.
The length of the internship cannot exceed 13 weeks and must take place between the start of June and the end of August. Students are required to work a minimum of 17 hours per week.
NYC3 will provide a computer for this internship period, students will be required to have their own internet connectivity.