Head of Cyber Security Assurance in Liverpool – Government Law Jobs

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Job Description:

The Head of Cyber Security Asssurance identifies, understands and mitigates cyber-related risks. They provide risk or service owners with advice to help them make well informed risk-based decisions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently undertake risk management activities within a given area of practice or expertise, within established security and risk management governance structures
  • Help risk or service owners to make decisions that are well informed by good and clear security advice, including contributing to reports or working within established reporting chains in a project or programme team
  • Lead the analysis and derivation of business-supporting security needs, undertake Cyber Security related risk assessments, conduct tailored threat assessment and other risk management activities, and ensure activities are consistent with applicable regulations and legislation
  • Provide tailored advice to a range of stakeholders on how to remedy Provide advice to address identified Cyber Security related risks by applying of a variety of security capabilities, which may include using published guidance, standards or experts as appropriate. The advice given will be proportionate and contextualized to the use case
  • Lend assurance to internal audits, to verify the maturity of existing ISO27001 controls
  • Provide straightforward advice to validate the effectiveness of risk mitigation measures, including an understanding of how to use different assurance activities (such as a penetration test) and make recommendations for improvement

Job Requirements:

  • Show practitioner level skills in relation to information risk assessment and risk management; applied security capability
  • A proven track record in the government cyber security profession
  • Show working level skills in relation to protective security and threat understanding
  • Membership of a recognised institution or body

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant Government qualifications or accreditations
  • Relevant industry qualifications e.g. Cyber Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, ISO27001 Lead Auditor

Job Details:

Company: Government Legal Department Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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