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We have big plans for continued global growth, and we’re looking for people who are creative, flexible and dedicated to helping us build something great – something that matters.

We have big plans for continued global growth, and we’re looking for people who are creative, flexible and dedicated to helping us build something great – something that matters.

Cybersecurity Intern

Information SecurityColumbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Maryland, United States, 21046



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Cybersecurity Intern

Columbia Gateway Drive | Columbia | Maryland | United States | 21046

Your Role: 

The CyberSecurity Operations Intern will help the Tenable team stop attackers, assess risk, and design new security controls. We are looking for a student with real passion for cybersecurity and a desire to learn network defense skills.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of operating systems and some exposure to cybersecurity tools and techniques. If you participates in CTF’s, look at packet caps for fun, or know where to look in the Registry for malware we’d love for you to apply!

Your Opportunity: 

  • Look for attacks in aggregated log data – find the signal in the noise
  • Help automate responses to rapidly block attackers from our systems
  • Review perimeter security systems, SaaS platforms, and cloud environments for signs of malicious activity
  • Leverage threat intelligence to help the team focus on critical risks

What You'll Need: 

  • Currently pursuing a degree in cybersecurity, Information Technology, or CS
  • A strong desire to stop attackers and defend system
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • High comfort level operating systems network communications
  • Understanding of current threats such as phishing, malware, and web application attacks
And ideally:
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language (Python, PowerShell, JavaScript) is a plus
  • Knowledge of cloud environments is a plus

We’re committed to promoting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Tenable - through all equal employment opportunity laws and regulations at the international, federal, state and local levels.

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Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including our first cyber exposure platform for modern assets, Tenable.io - are transforming global vulnerability management. We’re a global team, powered by creative thinkers who are wired for action, focused on delivering results and collaborating to enable decisive actions to protect what matters most. We’re in this together - colleagues, customers and partner communities working as One Tenable.

Can you join Team Tenable? Yes you can - if you’re excited by the thought of working with over 1000 colleagues, 24,000 customers and a range of revolutionary products that are shaping cybersecurity in 150 countries. Being valued for who you are as well as what you do, you can embrace the pace (we’re recognized as one of the fastest growing security product companies by SC Magazine, Red Herring, Info Securities, Deloitte and E&Y) as well as enjoy a superb rewards package (we’re seen as a Best Places to Work by Glassdoor, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Business Journal and Expert Marketplace). The key question is: Is This You?