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Information Security Analyst

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Daily monitoring of events from Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and other Global Information Security tools; assess and determine appropriate next steps using knowledge of Corning businesses/processes.

• Assist users and business groups in reviewing and resolving events per defined processes

• Pro-actively identify opportunities to improve policies and reduce defects; configure rule sets and policies for GIS / DLP security tools / systems as appropriate; ensure policies/rules are configured consistently across all DLP/GIS tools and systems

• Analyze DLP incidents to identify common issues, trends and identify root cause(s); summarize and report information security incidents finding to GIS management.

• Mine data, conduct analysis and prepare reports based on event trends for GIS management and business customers

• Inform management of all potential IA losses and/or threats; escalate information security risks as necessary to Information Security management.

• Support DLP (and other GIS security tools) process improvement efforts

• Assist with the creation, modification and review of technical documentation (SOP’s, support flows, RACI’s) for GIS security tools such as DLP; Ensure procedures followed are documented and repeatable, updating documentation when material changes are made. Develop KD document to address know issues and work with IT Level 2 operations group to ensure proper understanding and guidance to users

• Participate in GIS / DLP security system upgrades (pilot, testing and deployment)

• Collaborate with IT resources supporting GIS security tools/systems

• Participate in business operational reviews and assessments as appropriate

• Ability to self-direct and work independently when necessary and clearly articulate technical concepts / issues to both technical and non-technical peers and management


Projects involved with:

• Participate in the implementation of information security programs, enterprise data protection projects and initiatives


Required Education:

• Bachelor's Degree


Required Skills:

• Keen analytical and decision-making capabilities

• Foundational understanding of computer systems& computer skills; willingness to learn new software applications

• Data analysis, data query and mining, and report creation skills using multiple sources using Excel, SQL and similar tools

• Business acumen and knowledge of Corning businesses/processes

• Able to work with ITAR material

• Ability to treat information discretely


Desired Skills:

• Self-motivated, independent, flexible

• General Security or Information Security knowledge

• Knowledge of SharePoint


Soft Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written skills for presentations/reports

• Desire to work in a team environment

• Ability to multi-task

• Ability to translate ambiguity into action

• Ability to perform role with discretion


Travel: Up to 25% 


This role does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Corning