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Information Security Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
To drive continuous improvement of the overall information security posture across the organisation; applying a balanced approach to appropriate information security risk, control and governance, and the on-going operational requirements of the Business.

This role has the following responsibilities and outputs
* Monitoring for and Responding to Information Security Incidents
- Review and monitoring of information security systems for incidents
- Initial investigation and documentation of security incidents
* Information Security Requests
- Responding to requests for advice/assistance with information security activities such as hosted service site reviews
* Reputation Management
- Work closely with selected service provider (i.e. Brandprotect)
- Forwarding instances and following up on action taken
- Monitoring the online portal for alerts of potential reputation/brand infringements
* Produce information security metric and reports
* Monitoring for security events and establishing security intelligence and baseline
* Assisting with risk assessments
* Assisting with the development/maintenance of security standards and procedures
* Perform security testing/auditing on IT systems
* Manage the vulnerability scanning program and perform continuous vulnerability scanning/monitoring and generate reports
* Audit system configurations and provide guidance and assistance on hardening standards
* Assist in identifying security requirements and solution assessment

Whilst
* Maintaining the information security framework; based on industry regulations/best practises such as GDPR, NIS, NIST cyber security framework, ISO/IEC 27000 series, etc.
* Maintain awareness of relevant legal, statutory, regulatory and contractual obligations, as relate to information security, across the group.
* Providing guidance and assistance on information security to all personnel across the organisation, raising awareness of the published security policies, standards and guidelines; identify user training requirements where appropriate Liaise with external service support organisations as required
* Contributing to the development of and ensure compliance with defined standards, policies and processes
* Adhering to the IS Change Management process, ensuring that changes affecting our business are communicated effectively; liaising with IS colleagues to successfully plan and execute changes

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
HND/Degree qualifications are favourable however professional technical/security accreditation's from recognised industry bodies are preferred
Core Competencies:
Previous demonstrable experience of performing a similar information security analysts' role in a prominent sector organisation or agency
Diligent and security conscious with the ability to weigh up the threats, vulnerabilities and risks to the organisation and implement appropriate solutions or measures that do not impact the continued operation of the Business
A methodical and structured approach to problem solving, selecting and effectively utilising appropriate methods, procedures, tools, equipment and standards, to meet all targets set
Ability to identify gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation, and devise a means of remedying such gaps
Capable of working across organisational boundaries and with multiple cultures - team player


About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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