Cyber Security Advisor

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Project Scope
This large government agency is currently have a number of internal technology and wider project initiatives that require a Cyber Security Advisor  to provide cyber security implementation, risk and advisory services.
Primary purpose of the role
The primary purpose of the role is to be responsible for overseeing the cyber activities of a Key Project or Program of works. The role will also act as an internal consultant on cybersecurity subject matters for program stakeholders and will oversee the architecture, design and implementation of security controls as per the program’s Cybersecurity Framework and Plan
Key accountabilities

  • Provide security, risk & architecture services to project initiatives;
  • Progressively highlight and coordinate to address cybersecurity risks and issues to the project
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate the involvement of cybersecurity and OT engineering subject matters experts to design, implement and coordinate appropriate security controls to ensure that risks stay within acceptable tolerances
  • Ensure that the project complies with the applicable cybersecurity standards and advice concerned teams on cybersecurity processes and regulations
  • Oversight, and review of the cybersecurity deliverables at the various assurance gate reviews
  • Integrate security considerations in the projects’ early stages and assist with proactive identification of security risks
  • Conducting a risk analysis to provide recommendations that will enable project managers and business stakeholders to undertake informed decisions and secure integration
  • Assist with operationalising security controls and best practices in accordance with current Information Security Management System (ISO27001)
  • Assist with developing and defining and assessment current and target states, mapping key Security Metrics to measure security improvements;
  • Assist with Security Risk assessment and Risk treatment plan tracking,
  • Provide technical implementation of internal security related initiatives.

Essential requirements

  • Previous similar experience required
  • Tertiary qualifications in an IT, Software Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Professional Certification such as   CISM, CISSP, or similar preferred

Please apply now with an updated resume or give a call to Leila Boubahlouli on 8257 0521 If you have any further questions

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