Reports to: Head of Information Security
Preferred Certifications: CISSP, CISM, CCSP, or equivalent
The information Security officer will ensure the organisations central functions of are within the defined security risk appetite, by aligning business as usual and change efforts with governance and control frameworks.
Information security officers are the main point of contact for business units on security. Co-ordinating engagement and security risk management with IT, security and testing, internal risk and audit teams. The information security officer will be a trusted advisor for the CIO, and other business leaders, alongside providing expertise and awareness between the security team and central business units.
We are working with a leading global financial services organisation who have built an entirely new cyber security division, with full buy-in from the Board.
In this role, you will collaborate with stakeholders and third-party providers to identify and assess risk relating to vulnerabilities affecting applications and infrastructures.
Scoping of assessments (vulnerability scans, penetration tests) ensuring that they deliver value
Coordinating the timely execution of the testing schedule
Conducting pen testing activities under the oversight and guidance of our preferred supplier
Reviewing, prioritising and helping to coordinating remediation of findings and issues
Identifying opportunities to improve security in the lifecycle of applications and infrastructures.
Work with wider teams to respond to newly identified critical vulnerabilities identifying vulnerable assets
Keep up to date on threat actor approaches, methods.