CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER

Recruiter
Abrivia Recruitment Specialists Ltd.
Location
Dublin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Oct 2021
Closes
31 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for driving a culture of IT risk mitigation across the Group
  • Directs and approve the design of security systems
  • Ensure that disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place and tested;
  • Review and approve security policies, controls and cyber incident response planning;
  • Approve identity and access policies;
  • Review investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities
  • Be at the cutting edge of understanding the IT threat landscape for the industry;
  • Ensure compliance with the changing laws and applicable regulations in Ireland and across the world
  • Translate that knowledge to identification of risks and actionable plans to protect the business;
  • Schedule periodic security audits;
  • Oversee identity and access management;
  • Make sure that cyber security policies and procedures are communicated to all personnel and that compliance is enforced;
  • Manage all teams, employees, contractors and vendors involved in IT security, which may include hiring;
  • Provide training and mentoring to security team members;
  • Constantly update the cyber security strategy to leverage new technology and threat information;
  • Brief the executive team on status and risks, including taking the role of champion for the overall strategy and necessary budget; and
  • Communicate best practices and risks to all parts of the business, outside IT.
  • Ad hoc projects
  • Successful CISO's along with having relevant professional qualifications will bring strong leadership and people management abilities.
  • In their executive role, they must use strategic thinking to identify risks and trends and stay ahead of the threats to the environment they protect.
  • To do this they must be able to understand multiple complex systems and technology at a detail level in a constantly changing threat environment. Plans and ad hoc responses must dovetail with the company strategy and budget.
  • Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills will speed acceptance and support for their recommendations and plans.

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