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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Information Security Officer (ISO)

Information Security Officer required by a rapidly expanding, software house based in Cardiff. This is a hybrid role with 1-2 days a week onsite with flexibility.

The Information Security Officer will be integral to protecting our client’s information assets. The successful candidate will require a combination of technical expertise, strategic thinking, and effective communication to successfully safeguard against ever-evolving cyber threats.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement policies and procedures to protect sensitive information.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify and assess security risks to the organisation’s information assets.
  • Develop and implement strategies to mitigate these risks.
  • Educate employees about security policies and best practices.
  • Conduct regular training sessions to keep staff informed about new threats and security measures.
  • Develop and manage incident response plans to handle security breaches.
  • Coordinate with IT and other departments to respond to and recover from security incidents.
  • Monitor networks and systems for security breaches.
  • Analyse security logs and reports to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Work with other executives and stakeholders to ensure security measures align with business objectives.
  • Communicate security issues and recommendations to senior management and the board of directors.
  • Stay updated with the latest security trends, technologies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Continuously improve the organization’s security posture through research and adopting new solutions.

Ideal Background:

  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, network security, and cybersecurity principles.
  • Familiarity with various security frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001, NIST, and CIS.
  • Ability to analyse complex information and identify key security risks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address and mitigate security threats.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey security information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to present complex security concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), or CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) are often preferred or required.
  • A relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree in information technology, computer science, cybersecurity, or a related field (Desirable)

This fantastic role comes with a competitive basic salary and is accompanied with a 10-15% annual bonus, 25 days paid holiday, a flexible pension scheme, flexible working opportunities, childcare vouchers, 6 months maternity leave, continued investment in your career, Bike to Work, discounts and many more.

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    Advertised by:

    Richard Crowcombe

    A Senior IT Recruitment Specialist with 20 years experience in the delivery of permanent staff, contractors and project teams to clients across the UK.

    TEL: 07979154556

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