Sr Information Security Officer/CYBER RISK Job Posting

Job Title:
Sr Information Security Officer/CYBER RISK
Job ID: BBBH11652
Company: Adams Consulting Group, LLC
Position Type: Permanent
Pay Rate: US$175000.00 per year
Date Posted: Jan-10-17

The Head of Information and IT Security is responsible for providing vision, leadership, oversight and management of banks cyber security practices, policies and procedures in the region. She/he ensures that banks and its vendors implement industry best practice policies as it relates to cybersecurity and data privacy protection, and that they comply with relevant laws and regulations. The position is a critical for the build of a local Cybersecurity Program, and the 2nd line risk management function targeting cyber related threats to bank’s Franchise in North America. The local security team will be a compact team, working closely with our counterparts at Head Office The Head of Information and IT Security will serve as the local analytical authority for identifying current and emerging cybersecurity risk threat themes and responsible for the organization meeting internal and external regulatory requirements, in particular related to the recently proposed NYS DFS Part 500 Cybersecurity requirements and the Federal Reserve System’s Enhanced Cyber Risk Management Standards. The understanding of the financial, legal, regulatory, and technical risks to bank’s information assets, and evaluating, developing, and maintaining effective security controls to mitigate this risk, is critical in safeguarding and preserving the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of employee, corporate and customer information. The role has a strong Information, IT systems and operational focus and comes with significant visibility to, and support from, management in the region. Close collaboration with functions such as Compliance, Audit, Op Risk and Legal is expected. The position reports to Head of Operational Risk and Compliance North America, and the position is on local terms and conditions. Key responsibilities include: • Responsible for development and execution of a Cybersecurity Program for bank’s North America Region, hereunder appropriately implement and manage the core functions of such program to ensure compliance with internal/external requirements and regulations • Coordinate and align such program as appropriate with Head Office and other regions • Engage in industry and government forums, collaborate with state and federal cyber security experts and practitioners, as well as the Bank’s IT / Operations group to ensure the overall risk priorities are addressed appropriately and in a timely manner • Investigate and determine the near and long term implications of proposed Cybersecurity regulation, their impact on bank and actions required and remain up-to-date on regulatory changes, emerging threats and evolving technologies • Develop effective controls and appropriate KRIs and report on the overall effectiveness of the Cybersecurity program to local Management and risk committees as appropriate • Oversee the approval, training, and dissemination of information security policies and practices • Enhance vendor management program to encompass third party service providers or vendors who have access to bank systems and/or information •

: •undergraduate degree in a technology, security, privacy or compliance related discipline; Masters’ degree preferred • 7 years’ relevant information, technology security or technology audit experience from a financial services organization known for contemporary risk management practices with at least 5 years in a leadership role. • expertise in enterprise and information systems security preferred • Extensive working knowledge of compliance, regulatory frameworks (e.g. FFIEC, NIST) and technology frameworks such as e.g. COBIT from ISACA. • knowledge of areas such as Internal Audit and Operational Risk is a plus • Experience gained at a foreign bank in the United States i •certifications, such as CISSP, CSX, preferred • Experience f dealing with external regulators (e.g., FRB, DFS FINRA, SEC)


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Location: US-NY-New York
Telecommute: No (Onsite Position)
Contact Name: Adams Consulting Group, LLC
Contact Phone: 212-566-7600 x1
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