University Relations - Cyber Defense Security Intern in Illinois

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Health   Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an   Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the   largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest   overall, operating through our Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in   Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC affiliates and   subsidiaries such as Dearborn National®, TMG Health and Medecision, offer   group life, disability and dental solutions, as well as a range of other   individual solutions. The company, founded in 1936, serves nearly   15 million members across five states and employs more than 21,000   people in over 60 local offices. HCSC is dedicated to expanding access to   high quality, cost effective health care and equipping our members with   information and tools so they can make the best health care decisions for   themselves and their families. Our health plans were pioneers in their   states, as they were the first to provide coverage for a number of procedures   — ranging from heart and bone marrow transplants, to cancer and leukemia   treatments. Today, we are leaders in the development of value-based care   models to spur greater collaboration and accountability among various   stakeholders to improve the health care experience for patients and consumers   and enable them lead healthier lives.


This   10-week internship will be located in Chicago


What Are Your Responsibilities?

  • Collecting and developing metrics on cyber security incidents and producing charts and tables for reporting purposes.
  • Interviewing cyber defense team members, capturing and documenting processes and developing flowcharts of process decision points and interaction
  • Installing and evaluating cyber security tools and performing proof of concept analysis for cyber defense.
  • Leveraging common attack framesworks and developing attacker kill chains and measuring defensive capabilities to defend same.  
  • Performing open source reconnaissance and investigation into information leakage for threat intelligence purposes.

Researching cyber attacks and cyber threats.       

Job Qualifications:

  • Proficient with MS Office, word and excel.
  • Good knowledge of technology
  • Ability to use virtual machines, OS installation and installing and configuring software packages
  • Knowledge of internet search engines
  • A strong desire and passion to learn about cyber security, computer hacking, and cyber investigation.  
  • Previous internship experience preferred

What Are the Requirements You Must Meet?

  • Graduation date between December 2018 – June 2019
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Availability to work 10 weeks during the summer

Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States (at this time, we are not offering this program under OPT or CPT or sponsoring work visas for these roles

What Does the Internship Program Entail?

  • Formal Intern Orientation to build business and industry acumen
  • Challenging real world hands on project
  • Weekly networking opportunities among interns and company leaders
  • Professional development workshops
  • Business Resource Group involvement
  • Volunteer activities

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Location: IL - Chicago
Activation Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Expiration Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
IL - Chicago

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