Chief Information Security Officer

Glasgow

Chief Information Security Officer

Harvey Nash's Public Sector client is recruiting for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to join their existing team based in Glasgow on an initial 6 month contract. As part of the senior leadership team you will be responsible for the Information Security function across the organisation with a key focus on confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance. You will take ownership of information security control reviews, recognising overarching security policy requirements.

Other key outputs:

  • Develop and implement robust organisational security processes ensuring that these are compliant with the Data Protection law and other legislation and regulations related to information security
  • Operate as a focus within the organisation and its programmes for information security and assurance expertise in support of wider programmes and national strategies.

Key Skills:

  • High level knowledge and understanding of the internal and external information security risks to digital information
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security standards with demonstrable experience in relation to interpreting and applying information assurance legislation and policies
  • Demonstrable experience and track-record of providing information security advice to support programmes and projects in the sector (call for details)
  • Knowledge of digital architectures and digital solutions and a solid understanding of the risks represented by a variety of solutions including cloud architecture, with experience of managing security in an environment with frequent change

This is an initial 6 month contract on offer. Interviews are available at short notice and start date to follow ASAP after. For additional details please contact Graeme McNaull in the first instance and apply using the link above.

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