• Cyber Security Intern

    Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
    # Positions
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary

    Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.


    Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.


    We are seeking a Cyber Security Intern to join the team for summer 2019 at our corporate headquarters in Lake Zurich, IL. In this role, you will assist in the analysis and tracking of security events and computer incidents across the ACCO Brands enterprise. The selected candidate will have a strong analytical capability, the ability to work individually and as part of a team, and the desire to gain expertise in information security.



    • Ensure all pertinent information is obtained to allow the identification, categorization, incident handling and triage actions to occur in a time sensitive environment
    • Analyze systems for malicious emails, events and incidents to determine the threat against the network and end users, recommend appropriate countermeasures
    • Assist with accepting, collecting, sorting, ordering, and passing on incoming information for the reported cyber events
    • Assist with creating and reviewing the security awareness newsletter
    • Facilitate and expedite the tracking, handling, and reporting of all security events and computer incidents in accordance with organizational procedures
    • Evaluate and perform incident escalation in accordance with organizational guidelines
    • Solve complex technical issues
    • Work with other team members to ensure an effective and efficient cyber incident management system
    • Protect and maintain the privacy of employee information
    • Other cybersecurity responsibilities that may arise during the work day

    Position Qualifications


    • Pursuing a bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Computer Science, or a similar field
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in Excel; PC experience with MS Office and Windows
    • Strong multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to quickly learn new applications and apply new knowledge rapidly
    • Ability to process time sensitive data and information from multiple sources, make decisions and communicate actions
    • Demonstrate quality, attentiveness and attention to detail in all work activities
    • Local candidates preferred as relocation assistance is not available

    About Us

    You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth.  We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

    Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.


    More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at www.accobrands.com.


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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