Fintech Security Analyst Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Fintech Security Analyst interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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Why are you looking for a new job?

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List of 25 Fintech Security Analyst Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Why are you looking for a new job?

  2. 2.

    How do you permanently prevent malicious actors from accessing sensitive data?

  3. 3.

    In your opinion, why does cybersecurity matter?

  4. 4.

    Say an employee wants to use a company device on public wi-fi. How do you ensure the security of the device?

  5. 5.

    What are your greatest strengths and accomplishments?

  6. 6.

    Talk about the differences between encoding, encrypting, and hashing.

  7. 7.

    How did you manage to overcome a problem in your last position?

  8. 8.

    Explain the difference between symmetric and asymmetric encryption.

  9. 9.

    How do you define residual risk?

  10. 10.

    What is phishing and how can it be stopped?

  11. 11.

    What is a three-way handshake?

  12. 12.

    Tell me what you'd do if someone asked you to break protocol for them.

  13. 13.

    Describe the difference between data protection in transit and at rest.

  14. 14.

    How would you go about securing a network?

  15. 15.

    Explain the three ways to authenticate someone.

  16. 16.

    What do you plan to do your first 90 days on the job?

  17. 17.

    Tell me what the difference is between a threat, vulnerability, and risk.

  18. 18.

    Do you believe DNS monitoring is important? If so, why?

  19. 19.

    Discuss what you know about HTTPS, SSL, and TLS.

  20. 20.

    How do you stay abreast of new developments in technology and cybersecurity?

  21. 21.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  22. 22.

    Talk to me about the WannaCry Ransomware Attack of 2017.

  23. 23.

    How do you keep your own personal data secure?

  24. 24.

    How much do you know about industry cybersecurity law?

  25. 25.

    What is the difference between a worm and a virus?