Security Officer Security Officer …

Cognizant
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Cognizant
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Security Officer
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Collaborate with and support the Group Security Practice.
    • Ensure presence, quality and effectiveness of processes & controls by interacting with client's Partners CSO, CISO, CORO, CPSO, GRC, Regional Security Officers, Global Security Center, SO and other stakeholders as necessary
    • Serve as an expert advisor to the local entities in the implementation and maintenance of security and resilience processes and controls.
    • Ensure policies, shared security services and action plans are implemented based on the Group Security and client's Partners Strategy
    • Identify and analyze risk (for employees, systems and business), recommend appropriate mitigation options
    • Assess the impact on the business environment and align appropriate mitigation actions or the prioritization of projects and investments within the entity.
    • Escalate the need to redirect investment or change practices to mitigate critical risks and ensure legal, regulatory or commercial compliance
    • Implement continuous improvement processes and activities (e.g. good practices, reporting, problem resolution) to ensure quality and relevance of security services
    • Monitor and maintain system confidentiality, integrity and availability and manage all security incidents with the GRC
    • Promote a culture of security and raise awareness
    • Oversee the execution of security within BAU / projects / processes in collaboration with the central GRC team (this is for all the spectrum of Information and Physical Security and Operational Resilience)
    • Ensure development and maintenance of auditable processes to enforce consistency across the region
    • Work closely with all the Security and Operational Resilience stakeholders in the country & the region to leverage on teamwork
    • Identify and implement coordinated responses to security audit and compliance issues
    • Attend to the local CMT if requested to provide expertise and support

  • SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Technical/ Functional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to plan and execute on project plans.
    • Ability to deliver work with minimum supervision and effectively operate in a dynamic global organization.
    • Information security awareness training experience.
    • Strong knowledge of risks and risk mitigation strategies.
    • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks with shifting deadlines and priorities under limited supervision.
    • Demonstrate ability to interact effectively internally and externally with all levels across the company including executive management.
    • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • Fluent in English
    • Dynamic, proactive, organized personality.

    Education, Professional Qualifications and Experience
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, management information systems, information security or related field is preferred.
    • ISACA, SANS/GIAC or ISC² (such as CISSP) certifications required.
    • Minimum 7 experience in information security.
    • Strong knowledge of laws, regulations and standards that govern information security practices and frameworks such as ISO, NIST, SANS CSC, etc.
    • Strong background in IT risk analysis, auditing and/or information security practices with experience in financial/insurance industries.


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