Head of Information Security

2019-08-14 15:39:462019-11-29 ViaResource
Job Type Permanent Full TimePermanent
Location London
Area London, United Kingdom London
Sector Not for Profit
Salary Up to £81,000, flexible working
Start Date
Telephone 02033271993
Job Ref JXL680
Job Purpose
Our client, a charity organisation is looking for a Head of Information Security to join their recently formed Information Security function. The Head of IS will be responsible for ensuring that highest standards of Infosec, Governance and Risk management will be met across the organisation. This role will be responsible for technical and non-technical aspects of Infosec and provide expert consultancy across all departments within the organisation.
Key Responsibilitiesfor the Head of IS
  • Lead on all aspects of Information Security, building strong relationships with all departments and 3rd parties to foster support for improved Information Security
  • Undertake assurance activities to validate that controls are appropriate, operating effectively and that inherent and residual risk are being managed appropriately
  • Develop and operate an Infosec Risk Management framework and supporting risk register
  • Develop and lead regular health check of the organisation, to include, but not restricted to the following:
    • Full penetration testing
    • Network analysis, including exploitable infrastructure
    • Vulnerability analysis
    • Summary of report for improvement
  • Lead and facilitate any other assurance activities as appropriate
  • Ensure robust systems are in place for management of data security incidents
  • Assist in security incident investigation and resolution as required
  • Carry out regular reviews and evaluations of all procedures and processes relating to anti-virus, email monitoring, internet and network access.
  • Run regular reporting to monitor email and Internet usage for any security risk
  • Utilize threat intelligence to inform of the organisation’s attitudes to risk management
Desired Skills & Experience of the Head of IS
  • Good influencing and communication skills (oral and written) with confidence to engage all stakeholders
  • Experience of presenting and attending board meetings to represent security
  • Certifications desired – CISSP, CISM, ITIL, ISO27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer
 For more information, please contact Julie on 0203 327 1996.
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