Information Assurance Advisor

Posted 17 April by Adecco
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We are currently recruiting for an Information Assurance Advisor's to work for Devon and Cornwall Police at their headquarters in Middlemoor Exeter.

This is a temporary on position working Monday to Friday, 37 hours a week.

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO POLICE VETTING CRITERIA YOU MUST HAVE BEEN RESIDING WITHIN THE UK CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 3 YEARS AT TIME OF APPLICATION. UNFORTUNATELY ANYTHING LESS THAN THIS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

To provide business driven advice on the management of security and information risk consistent with Alliance, regional and national information assurance policy. In particular to:

  • To assist Police Officers and Police Staff across the Alliance in the routine application and interpretation of security or information assurance policies and practices.
  • Provide the Alliance with advice and guidance on necessary physical security requirements required to protect Police Officers and Staff, infrastructure, assets and information across the 3 Counties. Provide recommendations on cost effective improvements based on threat levels.
  • Coordinate the Incident Management process, ensuring accurate reporting of incidents and ensuring appropriate actions are undertaken by relevant departments. Provides analysis and feedback, identifies trends in security breaches and recommending mitigating actions as required.
  • Provide training and awareness on information assurance across the Alliance, ensuring a security culture that is embedded within the organisation.
  • Undertake assigned routine or ad hoc audits to test compliance with information assurance policies or standards. Specifically this will be focused on undertaking self-audits against the ISO27001 standard or other compliance requirements.
  • As a result of audits, provide comprehensive reports identifying gaps in compliance, and recommend appropriate action plans to remedy any failings. Lead on the coordination of subsequent activity, reporting progress to the Alliance Information Assurance Manager.
  • Provide oversight and management of the Alliance's physical access control systems (FABS/PAC).
  • Act as Crypto-Custodian for the Alliance, ensuring the efficient ordering, recording and issuing of cryptographic material.
  • Provide second line support for security/information assurance related systems and applications and physical security furniture.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • A good understanding of the principles of information assurance, including confidentiality, integrity and availability, and how it can be applied across the different areas of an organisation.
  • An understanding of risk management, and in particular risk assessments.
  • Experience of providing specialist advice, knowledge and opinion, ideally within the field of information assurance.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex information to non-specialists

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • GDPR

Reference: 52301650

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