Cisco IDS Specialist
A Cisco IDS Specialist is responsible for inspecting network packets. They must notify administrators regarding attacks launched against networks, and these certified specialists must keep track of the massive amount of logs generated, which provide valuable information about network threats. They further must provide accurate threat detection.
Cisco IDS Specialist Job Description
These certified specialists must establish both flexible deployment options and intelligent threat investigations. Cisco IDS Specialists must use Cisco IDS software to secure networks. They must also integrate the software into switches, routers and firewalls, and they must use powerful analytical tools to rapidly and efficiently respond to threats.
Specialists must accurately recognize known attacks and reduce the occurrences of false alarms. They also must route traffic through network segments that are being monitored by Cisco sensors. They further must identify worms and scan for application attacks by examining both packet headers and payloads.