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Internship: Cyber Threat Intelligence: An Artificial Intelligence Approach M/F

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Date: Dec 30, 2020

City: Mougins, 75, FR

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 268092
Work Area: Administration
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Limited Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.



Maintaining security is a constantly shifting task, and we need to respond with continuous learning and research. The portfolio of SAP Security Research contains those topics that we believe are most important for SAP’s security future. 
SAP’s vision to secure business is built on 3 ideals: Zero-Vulnerability, to harden the software by eliminating vulnerabilities, Defensible Application, to enable the software to identify and prevent attacks, and Zero-Knowledge, to make any theft of data useless through encryption.
Considering these aspects, SAP Security Research covers the following focal areas: Anonymization for Big Data, Secure Internet of Things, Software security analysis, Open-source analysis, Deceptive application, Applied cryptography, Quantum technology, and Machine Learning as enabler for the next generation of security.


Threat intelligence, or cyber threat intelligence, is information an organization uses to understand the threats that have, will, or are currently targeting the organization. This info is used to prepare, prevent, and identify cyber threats looking to take advantage of valuable resources. Data classification is a pillar element of threat intelligence, and we propose in this internship to study and apply the most advances AI algorithms to classify heterogeneous sources of cyber security data in order to create an intelligent knowledge base. 



In the above-described context, the specific goals and tasks of the internship are as follows:

  • Develop several sources crawlers that will capture various kind of data
  • Create script-based filters in order to process the collected data
  • Train a machine learning system to recognize specific content
  • Use clustering algorithms to identify content correlation
  • Develop user friendly UI

Technologies/techniques involved are:, Python, SQL/noSQL databases, NodeJS, Java, JavaScript, and Machine Learning libraries, TensorFlow
We expect that 40% of time will be dedicated to research activities, and 60% to development


  • University Level: Last year of MSc in Computer Science or beyond
  • Strong Python development skills
  • Security Knowledge
  • Machine Learning Knowledge
  • Database Management experience
  • Basic Web Development skills: HTML5, UI5, JS
  • Fluency in English (working language)
  • Abilities in organizing meeting and contacting people
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Capacity to write documents in English, ability to synthesize


  • None required




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