• Insider Threat Specialist: Planning

    Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/1/2018 3:05 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


    NikSoft is currently conducting for a prorfessional and experienced Insider Threat Specialist: Planning to join our team in support of the United States Postal Service. The candidate will have expertise in managing cybersecurity risk both a business and agency perspective. 



    • Candidate will provide input to, facilitate and coordinate the roadmap and standup of the Insider Threat Program for USPS through (but not limited to) the following activities
    • Develop and Submit Insider Threat DAR: Sections include Business Case, Justification, ROI, etc
    • Develop Program; Identify and Engage Stakeholders and identify RACI (board Members; Legal, CIO, HR, Audit Teams, Unions/Labor, Communications, USPIS, etc.), Plan and document, Assemble the team, Train the team, Develop and incorporate Governance and Oversight; Develop Communications plan; Launce program; Audit the program
    • Confirm/Develop Policies: Review policies for Insider Threat including Internal and External requirements, accountability and enforcement guidelines, BYOD rules, Social Media, Web Surfing, transfer of work materials, Remote access, Passwords, and Privileged Access, termination policies, etc.; Develop policies for Insider Threat Team/Analysts
    • Develop Process: Training and Awareness; Develop process for Insider Threat Team including which types of alerts to evaluate (what is a credible threat?), reporting, response and remediation steps
    • Assess/Implement Technology: Review existing technology capabilities and limitations; Develop Baseline of normal Network Device Behaviors; Implement User Behavior Analytics tool
    • Assess/Integrate Risk Management: Conduct a Risk assessment including trade secrets, salary data, proposal data, proprietary data, sponsor or Government National Security data, strategic plans, Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and your IT systems and servers, etc.; Identify Critical Assets and ensure plan is in place for each; Integrate Insider Threat into Enterprise Risk Assessments
    • Perform Audit and Monitoring: Ensure access and logging to all identified Critical Assets; Monitor and Respond to Suspicious or Disruptive Behavior; Proactively identify and support management of Negative Environmental issues; Monitor User Activity and Implement User Behavior Analytics activities


     ** US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government’s security process (required) **



    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.


    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit




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