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Principal Information Security Officer

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Principal Information Security Officer

Principal Information Security Officer – UK Remote - £50,000 - £90,000 + Additional Benefits

Locke & McCloud are in search of a principal information security officer to join our client’s aviation establishment. The Principal Information Security Officer will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing the company's information security program. This role will require a combination of strategic thinking, technical expertise, and strong leadership to protect our client’s organisation's sensitive data, systems, and infrastructure from cyber threats and breaches. The principal information security officer will collaborate with cross-functional teams, establish best practices, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.

Primary Duties:

• Develop and communicate a clear and comprehensive information security strategy aligned with the company's business objectives.

• Establish and maintain information security policies, procedures, and standards, ensuring they are up-to-date and effective.

• Identify, assess, and prioritize information security risks. Develop and implement risk mitigation plans. • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001).

•Evaluate and manage third-party vendor security risks, including conducting security assessments and audits.

• Define and maintain the company's security architecture, including network security, cloud security, and endpoint security.

• Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness of the information security program. Provide regular reports to senior management and the board.

To qualify for this position, you should have:

• Strong experience in information security leadership roles

• In-depth knowledge of information security principles, technologies, and best practices.

• Strong understanding of relevant laws, regulations, and standards.

• Proven experience in incident response and crisis management.

• Results-oriented with a focus on continuous improvement.

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