Cyber Incident Response Analyst

Title: Cyber Incident Response Analyst

Organization: Corporate Functions/Information Security

Location: Chicago, IL (Onsite 5 days a week)

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Job Description

The Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) is primarily responsible for conducting investigations and also assisting in responding to network infrastructure events.


CIRT is responsible for establishing a chain of custody for evidence, conducting necessary computer forensics, including bit stream backups of suspect media and hard drive analysis. Investigations may include embezzlement, intellectual property theft, harassment, fraud, business ethics violations, and trafficking of pornography on the Internet or Accenture's intranet. CIRT's assistance also extends to mail file reviews and e-mail tracing as needed in support of these investigations. CIRT also, on occasion, provides technical support to Human Resources and Accenture Legal & Commercial offices in conducting internal investigations.

Responding to Network Intrusions and/or Incidents

CIRT is responsible for coordinating with numerous groups which could be involved in responding to intrusions, as well as conducting follow-up investigations to such incidents.

This position will be primarily responsible for forensic evidence management and eDiscovery preservation as well as other responsibilities as described below.


  • Managing evidence with proper chain of custody procedures
  • Forensic imaging of digital media
  • Creating and maintain virtualized server environment
  • Organizing and tracking eDiscovery matters
  • Understanding and performing basic forensic investigations
  • Recovering data from failing media
  • Maintaining and researching new hardware and software for forensic application

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