About the job
Role: Information Security Consultant
Location: Hybrid - 2 days in London
Locke & McCloud have collaborated with a growing cybersecurity firm who is seeking an experienced Senior Digital Forensics and Incident Response Consultant to join the team. This unique company is comprised of talent with varied backgrounds including experts in threat detection, risk management, digital forensics and cyber security management. This expertise has led to a fundamental understanding of both the insurance and cybersecurity realm.
As the incoming Senior DFIR Consultant, you will help clients respond, recover and manage cybersecurity incidents, in addition to providing guidance and advice to improve security posture.
I would like to hear from confident individuals experienced in digital forensics, incident response and cybersecurity.
Oversee the management of incident response operations on behalf of clients, which involves identifying, containing, and minimising security incidents.
Engage in examinations of digital evidence to uncover the primary cause, scope, and repercussions of security incidents and breaches.
Scrutinize and interpret digital forensic data to offer insights into the tactics, methods, and procedures (TTPs) used by threat actors.
Guarantee the proper gathering, safeguarding, and maintenance of digital evidence's chain of custody during investigative procedures.
Maintain transparent interaction with clients throughout incident response operations, acting as a reliable advisor during the entire process.
Create comprehensive incident reports that encompass discoveries, recommendations, and strategies for resolving issues, tailored for both technical and non-technical audiences.
Stay updated with the latest threat intelligence and emerging trends to provide timely advice and suggestions to clients.
Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, including security analysts and engineers, to enhance incident response procedures and capabilities.
At least 3 years of experience in incident response, digital forensics, or a closely related domain.
Highly valued industry certifications such as GCFE, GCFA, GCIH, or CISSP.
Competency in digital forensics tools and practices, along with expertise in incident response approaches.
Dedication to ongoing learning and keeping abreast of evolving threats and technologies.
Strong communication skills.
Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end users. Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!