The Security Analyst provides technical and administrative support to ensure the security of MSU’s environment. The primary responsibilities of this position include security monitoring, mitigation, and incident response for University data, applications, and systems. This role reports to the Chief Information Security Officer and functions as a resource to the four-campus MSU Enterprise in coordination with each campus’ CIO/CTO.
Provide general security and vulnerability monitoring, consultation, remediation, and incident response.
Serve as a subject matter expert across a range of server, application, and networking technologies to advise faculty and staff on proper security controls and practices.
Maintain an up to date knowledge of emerging threats and assist with timely mitigation.
Design, implement, and manage a range of security services in coordination with information practitioners across MSU.
Analyze and remediate potential security issues identified by a range of internal and external tools and resources, with consistent follow-through ensuring accurate resolution.
Train IT Community members on the use of security tools and applications as appropriate.
Assess information security needs and recommend best practices and solutions to IT Community members and MSU faculty and staff.