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Information Security Manager - London, City

Information Security Manager required by North Starr's global fintech solutions provider in a greenfield role. This is an excellent opportunity to shape the organisation's information security policy and framework and support the implementation of ISO/ Cyber Essentials certofocations.

Key tasks will involve:

  • Implementation and certification of ISO27001/Cyber Essentials and other relevant certifications
  • Devise strategies and implement IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks
  • Conduct a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identify areas for improvement
  • Holding management reviews.
  • Liaise and collaborate with key stakeholders in relation to IT security threats
  • Keep abreast with the latest regulations and compliance requirements
  • Champion and educate the organisation on the latest security strategies and technologies
  • Delivering information security awareness programmes to staff
  • Deliver new security technology approaches and implement next generation solutions
  • Maintain up to date knowledge and an awareness of security trends, keeping abreast of new risks, through self-education and attendance to industry seminars, to ensure ongoing security risk analysis and the implementation of technical systems and procedures to minimise risk
  • Liaise with clients and potential clients to confidently articulate and demonstrate our security capabilities
  • Managing third party suppliers for the provision of technical security implementations and service level reviews

Knowledge and experience needed

  • You will be expected to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment with a growing workload, and have a high enough skill set to solve problems and find solutions with minimal hand holding
  • Experience working with "Big Data" processing including environment and deployment models, ingest data pipelines, security, and infrastructure
  • Extensive proven IT security experience in a regulated sector
  • You will be an existing participant and regular attendee of technical/security industry events
  • Change management and business process experience
  • Proven track record of driving change programmes
  • Excellent knowledge of general security risks, at both technical and business level
  • Technical understanding, of Firewalls, Routers, VPNs, Penetration Testing, Server Hardening, User Access Rights.
  • Knowledge of all layers of security; Perimeter, Network, Application, Data, Operations, Policies, Monitoring and Response.

Qualifications needed

  • CISM/CISA/CISSP/Security+/etc
  • Bachelor's degree (BSc) in an I.T. or similar discipline, or equivalent level of experience is desirable

Please send your CV ASAP for this urgent vacancy.