Discover Cybersecurity at Telstra!
Welcome to the Telstra Cybersecurity Program! We are so excited to have you here!
Our heritage is proudly Australian, but we’re creating a global footprint. With a workforce of employees across more than 20 countries, we’re working towards our vision of becoming a world-class technology company that empowers people to connect.
During this program, you will get the opportunity to step into the shoes of a Telstra team member and complete tasks that replicate the work that our Cybersecurity team does every day. You’ll learn how to communicate, mitigate and reflect on a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
We hope this program provides a great resource for you to up-skill and strengthen your resume as you explore career options and a potential career at Telstra!
This program is self-paced. It takes approximately 2.5-3.5 hours to complete.
Responding to a malware attack
An alert has come into the Security Operation Centre (SOC). Triage the alert and respond to the malware attack by contacting the appropriate team.
- Incident Triage
- Detection & Response
- Data Analysis
Analysing the attack
Analyse the data of the malware attack to identify how the malware spreads. Find patterns used by the attacker so that we can prepare a firewall rule to stop the spread of the virus.
- Network Analysis
- Data Analysis
(Technical) Mitigate the malware attack
Using the patterns you’ve identified, use Python to write a firewall rule to technically mitigate the malware from spreading.
- Software Development
- Security Engineering
- Solution Architecture
- Design Thinking
- Problem Solving
Now that the incident has been resolved, create a postmortem to reflect on the details of the incident.
- Incident Reflection
- Root Cause Analysis