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Information Security Manager - Brentwood - £80,000 + bonus

  • Location

    Brentwood, Essex

  • Sector:

    Information Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

  • Contact email:

    Vikkib@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    80000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Job ref:

    J14328_1540481843

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Information Security Manager - Brentwood - £80,000 + bonus & benefits

Our client is a FTSE 250 financial services organisation with a revenue of £3.6billion are actively seeking an Operations Security Manager to work as part of their Security Function.

The Information Security Manager will work with a wide range of stakeholders to determine acceptable levels of residual IT Security risk. This role is also responsible for delivering a clear understanding of the levers and choices to mitigate IT security risk as appropriate.

The successful candidate must draw on their knowledge and experience to identify IT security risks with a given implementation or solution and must have a broad understanding of IT infrastructure technologies and should be well versed with the Three-Line Defence employed within regulated Entities.

Essential Skills

  • Extensive experience in information security, preferably within financial services
  • Comfortable liaising with key stakeholders (technical and non-technical audiences at all levels)
  • Broad information security knowledge
  • Strong understanding of three-line defence
  • An up-to-date working knowledge of current security threats and common vulnerabilities (including working knowledge of SANS controls)

Responsibilities:

  • Integrating security best practices throughout the infrastructure and estate.
  • Developing threat models to quantify the attack surface of our current estate, and work with the Security Function in mitigating risks.
  • Defining security metrics to be used to monitor the ongoing resilience of our estate
  • Work in consideration of the existing IAM solution and security artefacts (IDS, IPS, Endpoint Agents, DLP etc.).
  • Ensuring our Platforms are fully auditable and compliant with security policies and relevant industry regulations.
  • Support the development of Cyber Security Incident Management plan and processes
  • Perform IT Security risk assessments on systems and applications to identify weakness and support mitigation actions.
  • Help define and implement Security Improvement projects
  • Work with other internal and external technology partners to define and implement Security Policies, Controls and Technical standards.
  • Monitor threat profiles based on changes of external and internal environments, define and implement appropriate mitigation activities.
  • Development and implementation of the company vulnerability management framework
  • Management of technical security assessments to identify vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and weaknesses
  • Monitoring and where required, support, the implementation of remediation plans to ensure vulnerability mitigation efforts are proceeding as required.

If this Information Security Manager role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Information Security Manager - Brentwood - £80,000 + bonus & benefits