“The Director, Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC) is the Department’s primary and central defense against cyber-attacks and espionage threatening our networks. It provides proactive and consistent services to respond to threats against DOJ’s information assets as well as 24×7 incident monitoring, prioritization, escalation, response, and remediation.”
- Directs the JSOC, a 24×7 operation that provides comprehensive cyber incident intrusion, detection, and response management services to protect the DOJ’s computer networks.
- Provides guidance on remediation for cyber threats and penetrations into the Department’s network as issues arise.
- Advises other IT experts throughout the agency and its components on a variety of situations and issues that involve applying or adapting new theories, concepts, standards, or practices resulting from the employee’s leadership.
- Prepares written reports for the attention or signature of Department Leadership on assigned issues. Engages in research appropriate to the issues at hand.
- Conducts leadership of the Department’s Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS) offering, which provides government-wide SOC shared services in support of the President’s Management Agenda Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) Goals.
- Plans, develops, and coordinates agency-level information security programs and strategies. Formulates IT initiatives in response to critical IT security issues. Plans and coordinates agency adherence to Federal IT security defense strategies.
- Serves as the primary agency adviser on various programs and events such as the loss of data or a cyber-attack.
- Advises on the appropriate methods and techniques to use in order to achieve program goals and objectives.
- Supports the goals and objectives of the DOJ CIO and CISO as they relate to cybersecurity and incident detention and response.
- Primarily responsible for the direction and management of large-scale operations to efficiently achieve specified goals and objectives.”
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