ACTT-Intern 2022 at Yahoo

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It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in?
Paranoids Advanced Cyber Threats Team (ACTT) Intern
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Yahoo employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Yahoo's unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.
When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries in all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet.
We are the information security team at Yahoo; known as " The Paranoids ".
You are a highly motivated current student interested in threat intelligence and investigations who will use Yahoo internal and external tools to protect our consumer and corporate platforms from government-backed actors. During your time here we will give you the opportunity to learn and be an investigator, at internet scale, enable you to protect our users, and empower you to learn from other team members while following the investigation through to the end and disseminating intelligence to appropriate stakeholders.
Responsibilities
  • Monitor geopolitical events which may have an impact on Yahoo and/or industry partners
  • Perform proactive research and identification of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups attempting to target users
  • Assess security incidents and assist Yahoo business units to remediate issues
  • Work with a variety of cybersecurity tools to investigate, conduct tactical and strategic analysis, draft risk assessments, and disseminate your findings to stakeholders.
Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited higher education institution actively pursuing a Bachelor's, MS, or PhD in a related major
  • A desire to learn and grow in a dynamically changing environment
  • A strong interest in the field of information security and threat intelligence
  • Solid organizational and customer service skills
Desired
  • Understanding of APT threat landscape
  • Understanding of the intelligence cycle and using it to conduct investigations against government-backed actors targeting our users
  • Background in cybersecurity

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( https://www.verizonmedia.com/careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( www.yahooinc.com/diversity/ ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.
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Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 209 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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