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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Lets find opportunities together. Lets get it done. As a subsidiary of The Bidvest Group Limited, were an entrepreneurial bank that seeks out the opportunities and market gaps which traditional banking often ignores. By being flexible and nimble, were able to service our customers better than anyone else. How? We understand that no two individuals are ali...
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    Digital Forensic Analyst


    The primary purpose of the role

    To work as part of an integral team dedicated to mitigating risks through the efficient and effective application of information security expertise. This role will manage incident response, conduct digital forensic investigations by following forensic methodologies, obtaining and analyzing evidence, and render forensic technical support to stakeholders in order to mitigate risks and prevent losses in Bidvest Bank.

    Responsibilities includes the following:

    • Engage with various stakeholders to obtain an understanding of their digital forensic needs in order to deliver on their requests.

    • Ensure that declared service levels are being met and provide ongoing support to the investigation team.

    • Keep stakeholders updated on progress of digital forensic initiatives by providing verbal and written feedback to ensure needs and expectations are met.

    • Provide digital forensic results in written format to internal stakeholders for utilization in investigations

    • Liaise with relevant vendors/ suppliers through formal interaction in support of obtaining relevant digital forensic tools.

    • Prevent and mitigate any potential losses in Bidvest Bank

    • Ensure understanding of Association of Chief Police Officer (ACPO)

    • Good Practice Guide for Digital Evidence

    • Ensure that evidence follows chain of custody in terms of regulatory requirements by documenting actions taken during investigations to ensure successful prosecution

    • Identify and implement best practices to ensure continuous improvement in quality and relevance of Forensic service offerings

    • Ensure development and maintenance of forensic auditable processes to enforce consistenc and digital forensic methodologies to ensure work is completed timeously

    • Acquire, extract and analyse electronic data as per the investigative requirements with regards to digital evidence recovery

    • Retrieve and/ or recover data such as documents, mails, photos from computer hard drives, mobile devices, other data storage devices or encrypted/ damaged media by using relevant digital forensic tools and techniques to conduct investigations

    • Conduct root cause analysis of cyber-crime related investigations to identify gaps in processes in order to make recommendations to improve processes and prevent re-occurrence of similar future incidence

    • Identify and conduct malware analysis of attacker tools providing indicators for enterprise defensive measures and the ability to reverse engineer malware

    • Utilise and access various internal and external resources (e.g. Internal banking processing systems, internet, cell phone numbers, on-line resources such as social media etc.) to conduct cyber-crime related investigations and/ or ad-hoc requests to report fraudulent and/ or inappropriate activities

    • Organise and catalogue forensic evidence

    • Capture and maintain case management systems with regular updates

    • Monitor industry intelligence and trends in order to contribute to threat profile for the Bank

    • Completing research and keeping posted on cyber-crime and methods used to gather and analyse electronic evidence

    • Identify and report on common patterns and trends seen in all cyber-crime investigationsCompile and submit monthly reports on the number of cases investigatedCompile formal reports on information identified or located on electronic evidence containing recommendations to business based on findings of cyber-crime related investigationsPrepare affidavits and report criminal matters to SAPS on behalf of Bidvest Bank to facilitate further criminal investigation and possible prosecutionTestify in disciplinary enquiries or court proceedings regarding evidence collected and the methods used to collect and analyse the evidence.

    • Understanding and ability to apply auditing techniques and procedures to uncover inappropriate financial practices, fraud and errors and gather evidence that can be used in a court of lawAbility to summarise results of audit reviews into findings and recommendations for utilisation by managementKnowledge of applicable legislation and the legal policies and procedures pertaining to the local and regional lawsManagement of expert advice on the selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of information security controls and management strategies to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance of information systems


    • Matric

    • IT and Computer Science Diploma or degree

    • IT Security training and background

    • Previous work experience in digital forensic analysis

    • Experience with Digital Forensics tools (e.g., EnCase, FTK)

    • Experience performing log analysis

    • Experience with Microsoft, Apple, and Linux-based operating systems

    • Experience with forensic imaging techniques

    • Experience with mobile forensics

    • Ability to provide expert witness testimony in legal depositions or court proceedings

    • Minimum 2 years Experience

    Desired Skills:

    • Good interpersonal skills

    • ability to explain technical aspects to clients

    • Innovative

    • MS Office

    • Exposure to MS Sharepoint

    • Problem Solving

    • Report Writing

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Ability to obtain evidence

    Desired Work Experience:

    • 2 to 5 years

    Desired Qualification Level:

    • Diploma

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Bidvest Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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