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Information & Cyber Security Specialist

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65,000 - £75,000 + Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Madison Brookes

  • Contact email:

    m.brookes@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-26

Information & Cyber Security Specialist – UK remote - £65,000 - £75,000 + Excellent benefits

Locke & McCloud are looking for an experienced Information Security Specialist to join our client who is currently growing their global InfoSec team. As our clients Information Security Specialist, you will play a crucial role in implementing and maintaining robust security measures, identifying potential vulnerabilities, and responding to security incidents. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical background, but with an understanding of security standards such as ISO27001 & NIST.

Main responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities in systems, networks, and applications.

  • Develop and implement strategies to mitigate identified risks and ensure the security of sensitive information.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to create and enforce information security policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Implement and manage security tools and technologies to monitor and defend against cyber threats.

  • Ensure the effectiveness of firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, antivirus solutions, and other security measures.

  • Monitor and assess compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure adherence to security policies.

To be considered for this role, you should have:

  • Proven experience working in an Information Security & Cyber Security role is essential.

  • Strong understanding of security frameworks, such as NIST, ISO, or CIS.

  • Ability to lead strategy and roadmaps across InfoSec & Cyber Security.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Our client offers a generous benefits package and has an excellent working environment, this includes remote working and flexible hours, a bonus scheme, company share options, a generous amount of annual leave, pension scheme, health and dental care, certification budgets, training and development courses, and more!

If this role is of interest, please apply or reach out to Madison – 0203 854 2230/m.brookes@locke-mccloud.com

Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end users. Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!