My client is looking for a CISO to join their organisation, based in London. Reporting to the CTO you will be responsible for establishing the visions, strategies and programmes to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately secured across the Group. You will be solely be responsible for the assessing, reporting and maintaining information security risks, while championing an information security risk management culture. This is a new role so experience of going in and doing this previously will be key.
Salary: £110,000 - £140,000 (Dependent on Experience)
·Provide leadership for defining, building, implementing, and maintaining the suite of security controls (preventative, detective, responsive) across systems, networks, processes, and programs
·The CISO will develop and maintain the strategy for delivering and sourcing information security capability (skills, processes, technologies) to effectively address current and emerging threats in the context of business strategies. The CISO will be the owner and sponsor of major transformations Information Security Programmes.
·Specify, implement, manage and maintain infrastructure security solutions including updating and tuning of security devices
·Provide governance over security-related operations
·Maintain appropriate operational documentation, procedures, processes and hardware and software inventory detail
·An advocate of key information security performance indicators and continuous improvement planning and continually seek out ways to improve and innovate in security operations
·Conduct operation event analysis reporting on activities through regular scheduled reporting and communications
Key competencies and experience required
·5- 8 Years' experience information security management roles.
·Proven experience and with a successful track record in developing and running a CISO function.
·Qualifications of BS in Computer Science or equivalent is expected, ideally with an academic or professional qualification in information security (M.Sc., or similar).
·Strong understanding of current industry standards and practices
·Excellent communication, organizational, verbal and written skills; able to present to all levels from management, engineering and Executive.
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