CISO IMMEDIATE NEED for a well branded financial Services company that is headquartered out of Houston, Tx. Great opportunity to step in with an existing team and provide mentoring and growth. Great compensation and benefits.
Responsibilities: Will be responsible for Policies, Top Line Strategy, and mentoring team of 10. Will also be pushing and driving initiatives within the organization, handling Audit and Compliance and working with their Audit Partner, and will have also Client facing responsibilities.
Attract, develop and retain a highly talented information security team/function.
Conduct a thorough evaluation of company security posture, identify gaps, and create/execute a comprehensive security roadmap/program.
Assess opportunities and vulnerabilities to develop a comprehensive information security roadmap/strategy that enables and facilitates the organization's business objectives.
Set the vison and strategic direction of the corporation’s security program and align to the appropriate best practice standards.
Evaluate and lead appropriate new certifications such as (SOC2, HIPAA, ISO 27K, GDPR, etc.).
Lead regular security assessments to include internal & 3rd party audits, certification, penetration testing, vulnerability management, and incident response capability testing.
Implementation of corrective actions resulting from vulnerability/penetration testing and audits.
Create and manage a targeted information security awareness training program for all employees, contractors.
Ensure that security program remains continuously up-to-date to face both an ever-changing security threat landscape and evolving regulatory landscape.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, IT Security, Computer Science or a related discipline or the equivalent combination of training and experience.
10+ years of relevant experience in the Information Technology space. 10+ years must be directly related to information security (at least five must be in a senior leadership role).
Security/Consulting industry experience working in a customer facing role with customer relationship management at the senior level.
Hands on experience leading incident response activities for security events.
Experience with security on cloud platforms. This includes a deep understanding of offerings from key cloud providers (i.e. AWS, Azure).
Experience in the evaluation and implementation of industry standard enterprise offerings from leading information security platforms such as Crowdstrike, Carbon Black, Okta, Forescout, Elastic, Rapid 7, etc.
Expertise in a variety of multifactor authentication platforms and other relevant access management technologies.
Significant experience in the application and integration of globally accepted security standards (GDPR, FISMA, NIST 800-53, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 27018, and GDPR etc.).
Professional security management certification is required. Acceptable certifications include: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials.
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