Information Security Analyst Hiring Assessment Test

Our information security analyst hiring assessment test examines candidates’ knowledge of core cyber security practices, including the ability to perform risk assessments, develop plans to safeguard computer systems against possible attacks, etc.

Over 1000 global tech brands trust our information security analyst test and have evaluated 8M+ candidates

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Test Details

Time bound skill testing
Test Duration

30 Mins, 45 Mins, 60 Mins, 90 Mins, 120 Mins

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Question Types

Knowledge, Thinking, Work Sample

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Proctoring

AI-based: Video, Web, Audio (Optional)

Skills Covered

  • Problem Solving

  • Algorithms

  • Data Structures

  • OOPS

  • Software Design

How it works?

1

Add your candidates or source from WeCP
Talent Pool​

2

Screen candidates using this test & Invite the shortlists
for live interview

3

Conduct live interviews using coding IDE, questions and whiteboard

4

Proceed for onboarding the final hires to your team
in 1-click

About Information Security Analyst Test

WeCP information security analyst hiring assessment test was designed to help you find the right candidate for the information security analyst position at your company. This test measures the most fundamental qualities a skilled and high-performing candidate for an information security analyst position must possess.

The criteria prioritized by our information security pre-employment assessment test include the following:

1. Ability to develop measures to protect computer files against unauthorized or
accidental modifications, disclosure, or destruction.

2. Ability to identify actions, events, and objects while monitoring up-to-date reports of
computer viruses and updating virus protection systems.

3. Ability to perform risk assessments to ensure your security measures and data
processing activities are functioning properly.

4. Ability to evaluate data to determine compliance with standards. 

Overall, our information security analyst hiring assessment test measures candidates’ knowledge, thinking ability, hands-on proficiency in information security analysis skills, and ability to create and deliver timely performance reports.

Steps To Hiring an Information Security Analyst

1

Requirements

Clearly describing your hiring needs will help candidates identify whether they can fulfill the role or otherwise. Criteria you’ll need to address include skills requirements, on-site or remote working, and full-time or part-time hiring.

2

Source candidates

To be successful in sourcing talent, you must utilize the right channels to find the best candidates. Building a talent pool will save an amazing amount of time when finding suitable candidates.

3

Keep your sourced candidates engaged

The next step is to keep your candidate engaged, as your competitor is also seeking the best talent for their organization. By maintaining consistent communication with your candidate during the hiring process, you will be able to retain their attention.

4

Screen candidates

The importance of screening can never be overemphasized. This process allows you to determine who is best for the position based on their skills without bias. Therefore, you need to find a tool that helps you assess not only the best and least but also candidates with high potential.

5

Offer a great interview experience

A positive interview experience is crucial in achieving the highest offer conversion rate. You must ensure that both the hiring process and the platform assist you in achieving this goal.

6

Closing

Once you have concluded and decided to hire a candidate, ensure that the onboarding process is smooth and that the candidate does not have any difficulties during the process.

Best Practices While Hiring an Information Security Analyst

DO's

DON'TS

Evaluation Parameters to Judge Information Security Analysts

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Fundamentals

In fact, this could also be applied in most of the other roles out there. To perform better, candidates need to have a firm grasp of cybersecurity fundamentals to do their best.

2

Hands-on

An individual’s skill level when performing a task in the real world is determined by how well they perform hands-on assignments within a given field.

3

Technical Communication

Technical communication is vital in terms of individual work as well as collaborative work between members of a team. Thus, it is one of the most essential evaluative criteria in our information security analyst pre-employment assessment test.

4

Code Quality

High-quality code makes it easier for teams to collaborate on comments, proper indentation, clear notation, and simplicity of flow. This way, high-quality code becomes easier to read, modify, and edit. Therefore, it plays an important role in every candidate’s evaluation.

5

Code Plagiarism

When hiring cyber security analysts, plagiarism is one of the strict no-nos. If an information security analyst cannot ensure the proper functioning of data processing and data security activities independently, then there is no point in putting them on large-scale projects.

6

Problem Solving Aptitude

Undoubtedly, cyber security analysts are problem solvers at their core. Therefore, when a problem arises, they must be able to solve it naturally.

7

Productivity in each Skills

Hiring an information security analyst with good skills but poor productivity is not beneficial. Regardless of their skill level, such a person will negatively impact the project’s completion rate.

8

Rank / Precentile Among Others

Ranking or percentile helps you to identify the best candidates and guides you in selecting them accordingly. It enables you to locate the best candidates to engage in specific projects and achieve results.

9

Attitude / Team Work

Ultimately, it’s not only about a candidate’s skills but also their attitude to work with the team leader to achieve better results.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our pricing plans are based on volume and the features you choose. We tailor our plans to fit your hiring needs and volume. So please, don’t hesitate to contact us for a custom quotation.Ultimately, it is not only about a candidate’s skills but also their attitude to work with the team leader to achieve better results.

Several Customers of WeCP say we are the best of all tools in the market from questions quality perspective. Many others say we’re one of the best enterprise software for hiring accuracy (i.e., 100% of the techies screened by WeCP have been found super productive in their work). In addition, enterprise brands like Infosys, Mindtree, and Adobe have previously mentioned that they found WeCP as one of the most robust tools for big hiring drives of up to 100,000 candidates writing their coding hackathons.

Besides, 4-click technical hiring (Source > Screen > Interview > Onboard) is the most significant differentiator of WeCP. For easier distinction, we’ve prepared a detailed competitive analysis of WeCP Vs. HackerRankWeCP Vs. CodilityWeCP Vs. HackerEarth, and WeCP Vs. CodeSignal. Also, check out this google search about the best technical screening tools.

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