The Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) is hosted at Indiana University and our staff report to the Vice President for Information Technology and CIO through the REN-ISAC Executive Director. We receive funding and support from membership fees, Indiana University, Internet2, and EDUCAUSE.
REN-ISAC has two primary roles. As the computer security incident response team (CSIRT) supporting the R&E community at-large, we serve the entire EDU space in the United States, including non-members. In this role, we work with trusted third parties to notify higher education institutions of infected hosts and suspicious network traffic.
REN-ISAC serves over 600 member institutions in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK, and the United States. For a modest annual fee, member institutions gain access to additional services and benefits.
The intern selected for this position design and create a database that will be used to store recommendations utilized by the REN-ISAC Cybersecurity Peer Assessment Service. These recommendations will be catalogued and cross-referenced by the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
This position offers candidates a unique opportunity to learn about and gain work experience in Cybersecurity – a field with growing opportunity and a bright future.
Description of duties:
Deliver a final database project that can be utilized by the REN-ISAC Cybersecurity Peer Assessment Service. Other duties may include analyzing past reports for trends with NIST categories and most frequent recommendations.
Evening / weekend availability is not required. The position is eligible for an average of 10hrs/week for up to 15 weeks.
Students from all academic backgrounds are welcome.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Self-motivated, able to work independently as well as part of a larger team
- Strong time management and organizational skills
- Excellent with Excel data manipulation and interpretation
- General interest in Information Security and technology
- Experience with data visualization tools and platformssuch as Tableau
- Familiarity with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Project Supervisor – Joseph Potchanant – email@example.com
Home Campus – Bloomington or Indianapolis
Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating "REN-ISAC Peer Assessment Database Intern" and resume including skills relevant to project requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org