2023 Information Security Technology Intern

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Global Atlantic offers a highly competitive and enriching summer internship experience. Our internship program starts on Monday, June 5th and concludes on Friday, August 11th. This is a 10-week program. Our internship program is hybrid (3 days in the office, 2 days remotely) and front office positions in NY are 4 days in the office. 


Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. With differentiated investment and risk management capabilities, deep client relationships, and a strong financial foundation, the company has established a track record of delivering proven, value-added solutions and long-term growth. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers asset management and capital markets solutions across multiple strategies.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us.

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The Global Atlantic offers an immersive 10 week summer internship program that allows students to learn critical skills in a business setting. Our program runs from June 5, 2023 to August 11, 2023. We offer Executive Business Overviews, Networking Challenges, Social Events, interaction with senior leaders, meaningful work and so much more. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse and inclusive environment for all to succeed. We are thrilled that you have considered Global Atlantic in your Internship search.

This position is not eligible for visa candidates now or in the future.


With the evolving sophistication of adversaries – seen through the growing threats from malware, ransomware, and zero-day vulnerabilities – no organization is immune from cyber-attacks. It is crucial to continuously monitor and identify attack chain paths to eliminate critical vulnerabilities and detective control blind spots. Global Atlantic is expanding our offensive and defensive security strategy to respond to emerging threats more effectively.

As a Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Response Intern, you will be part of the Cyber Threat & Vulnerability team on the front lines of Global Atlantic’s cyber defense efforts. This role will be helping manage cyber threat intelligence (CTI) and digital forensics / incident response (DFIR) solutions, monitoring suspicious events, analyzing system activity and network traffic, and following incident response procedures to triage, contain, and eradicate threats. The role requires a high level of curiosity to analyze anomalies and events thoroughly using a variety of information available from Global Atlantic’s security solutions. At the start of the internship, the intern will also have the opportunity to propose a short-term project to complete and present results to the Cybersecurity Risk team by the end of the internship.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with security monitoring solutions and triage alerts to determine potential impact and urgency
  • Monitor for suspicious system/network events, escalate confirmed threats, and assist with incident response for company systems and platforms
  • Analyze open-source intelligence (OSINT) alerts to proactively prepare and respond to emerging threats
  • Open incident tickets to track incident analysis, escalations, containment, eradication, and recovery efforts
  • Work with various teams and advise others on resolving incidents and associated vulnerabilities that caused the initial security event
  • Work with best-in-class threat intelligence, security technologies, news, vulnerabilities, and exploits
  • After onboarding, propose a short-term project to management for approval and present the results to the Cybersecurity Risk team by the end of the internship



Preferred Candidate Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to understand and code in high-level scripting or programming languages, such as PowerShell, C#, Python, Ruby, and Java
  • Basic familiarity of the TCP/IP protocol suite, routing, and switching fundamentals
  • Understanding of network protocols and services, such as DNS, DHCP, and HTTP
  • Knowledge of the OSI model and the corresponding layers
  • Familiarity with Cyber Kill Chain and ATT&CK Framework concepts
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; strong troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner verbally and in writing
  • Bachelor's student graduating in May 2024, studying Network or System Engineering, Information Assurance or Security, Software Engineering, Computer Science/Information Systems, or related degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above.


Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support you during your internship with a 401k match program with immediate vesting (with the exception of Bermuda), competitive compensation, and a stipend to support your experience. 

Over the 10 weeks you will be immersed in an inclusive environment with opportunities to participate in: 

  • Days of Inclusion
  • DE&I Challenge 
  • National Intern Day Celebration
  • Weekly Business Overviews and fireside chats with leaders
  • Social events 
  • and more!

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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