Information Security Officer - Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001

Posted 2 March by Precise Placements
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Information Security Officer - Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001

Our Lloyds market Insurance client are looking to recruit an Information Security Officer (Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001) on a permanent basis to take ownership of all IT security matters, including but not limited to the firms IT Security strategy.

As the firms Information Security Officer (Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001) you will have the responsibility for the implementation and running of the firms IT Cyber security framework. You will be responsible for the continual improvement of all security activities across the Group, and will be proactively ensuring that security is represented at all levels and functions.

The key responsibilities for this Information Security Officer (Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001) are:

  • Ownership of all IT security matters, including but not limited to the IT Security strategy.
  • Responsibility for governance and the production and updates of all aspects of documentation relating to IT security.
  • To design and implement regular management information for the Group, whilst monitoring and reporting on IT security exposures.
  • Ensuring compliance with the relevant adopted standards such as Cyber Essentials and Lloyd’s Minimum Standards (MS11) as well as embedding the NIST CSF (Cyber Security Framework) controls.
  • To assume the role as 'Security Lead’ for all projects and programmes, ensuring the successful scoping and delivery of all security work streams.
  • A detailed and on-going assessment of the IT security landscape. To research and provide recommendations for improvement to stakeholders.
  • Oversee the training and awareness campaign of IT Security across the Group.
  • Arrange penetration/vulnerability testing, audits and all aspects of IT security compliance.
  • Undertake any other related duties as may be reasonably required.

To be considered for this Information Security Officer (Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001) you must meet this criteria:

  • Experience required in a similar role within the financial sector.
  • Preferably, a good knowledge of Lloyd’s market processes and systems.
  • Formal qualifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • Expert IT and Information Security standards (Cyber Essentials, NIST, ISO27001, etc).
  • Proven implementation of similar frameworks, tools and systems (including evaluation and selection).
  • Proven communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Solid project management experience with a record of delivery and managing change.
  • Experience of Security Design and Architecture, and an in depth knowledge of Cloud Security and technologies.
  • A keen and natural interest of IT security trends with an excellent all round knowledge of IT.
  • A proven team player who is willing to share knowledge and train colleagues, who is approachable and willing to assist.
  • Excellent time management and highly self-motivated.
  • Driven to continuously improve areas of responsibility.

Required skills

  • Frameworks
  • Lloyds
  • Security
  • Information Security

Reference: 42157744

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