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Cyber Security Officer – Birmingham, West Midlands

Cyber Security Officer – Birmingham, West Midlands
BirminghamUnited Kingdom
Category : Cyber Security Officer Salary : Experience(s) :  Year


About Cyber Security Officer – Birmingham, West Midlands

Cyber Security Officer – Birmingham, West Midlands

Languages: ENGLISH only.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of IT architectures and concepts, Cloud, BYOD and Mobile Device Management; OWASP vulnerabilities, tools and methodologies;  Security Testing, DPA and ISO27001
  • Ability in security management within a matrix organisation.
  • Senior stakeholder engagement and management and the ability to deal with external security partners, such as security authorities and agencies.
  • Working knowledge of the HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF), governance of Information Assurance within the public sector and of ISO27001:2013.
  • Working knowledge of Data Protection, and Freedom of Information Acts.
  • Risk Management Process.
  • Auditing and compliance of I&CS standards and policies.
  • Current certification to CISSP, CISM or CESG Certified Professional, or other information security qualification of similar standing.

Description of work:

  • Ensuring compliance with GDPR and other legislation and regulations relevant to information security.Provide accurate advice and guidance on information security and advise and support Tier 1 contractor information security management teams where required.
  • Ensure that the IT security policy is updated as IT security threats evolve. Developing, implementing and enforcing suitable and relevant information security policies, standards and procedures which are reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Assure and update of internal information risk documentation and ensure that project sponsors and contract delivery partners produce these where appropriate.
  • Ensure the maintenance of information risks on a corporate risk register.
  • Provide advice on security strategies to manage identified risks.
  • Lead on the assessment of any changes to systems to ensure the security impact is assessed and ensure ongoing compliance to Information Assurance (IA).
  • Obtain and act on vulnerability and threat information, including cyber threat intelligence to conduct security risk assessments for business applications and computer installations.
  • Initiate investigations into IT security incidents and support the IA elements of the overall Business Continuity Plan.
  • Lead on the mitigation strategies post security incident and factor lessons learned from security incidents into IT security policies and processes.
  • Maintain the organisation’s relationship with the DfT Departmental Security Unit, NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) and other organisations; ensures that IT security incidents are reported where appropriate and ensures that warnings and advisory notices are acted upon within the company.
  • Keeping all staff informed on security measures and initiatives, such as the HMG document classification initiative, explaining potential threats, installing software, implementing security measures and monitoring networks.

Please send your CV to Rebecca and call to discuss further.

We are an equal opportunities employment agency and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Country: United Kingdom
Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
(Job Expires: 18 Apr 2018)
Industries: IT & Telecommunications
Reference: JSCYBSEC/44
Start Date: ASAP
Rate/Salary: Excellent package + Benefits
Visa Requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Application Information

Contact Name: Rebecca
Telephone: 020 7627 3358
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