“This position is located in the Cybersecurity Division (CSD) within Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The Cybersecurity Division leads cybersecurity efforts for CISA as the Nation’s flagship civilian cyber defense organization.
The division collaborates with partners across the government and private sector to enhance the Nation’s cybersecurity by sharing information, providing cybersecurity services and technical assistance, as well as through education and awareness.”
- The Associate Director (AD) for Threat Hunting (TH) serves as a senior CISA official. The AD for TH is responsible for developing and implementing a cohesive strategy that improves the organization’s ability to fulfill its statutory cybersecurity mission.
- Applicants must demonstrate the ability to manage large and high-value projects, identify limitations in a complex organization, implement effective and efficient solutions, and synthesize complex strategic concepts into operational processes and procedures.
- The Threat Hunting mission is to identify, analyze, detect and respond to significant cyber threats to the United States by understanding cybersecurity threats, detecting malicious activity in the federal civilian executive branch, critical infrastructure, and critical partner networks, proactively hunting for malicious cyber activity and coordinating and responding to cyber incidents as the national lead for asset response under Presidential Policy Directive-41.”
G2X TAKE: Those who support the Department of Homeland Security may want to influence who applies for this senior leadership position responsible for developing and implementing a cohesive strategy that improves the organization’s ability to fulfill its statutory cybersecurity mission to to identify, analyze, detect and respond to significant cyber threats to the country.