Our client who operates within the insurance industry, is looking for an Information Security Officer to join their team on a permanent basis in Brighton.

You will be responsible for analysing security breaches, repair and strengthen systems. You will be managing the daily operations and implementation of the IT security strategy and communicating with stakeholders about IT security threats.

The ideal candidate must have experience working with different types of computer networks and installations, such as data loss prevention or vulnerability testing and patch management, and possess an acute understanding of relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing IT security risk assessments and reporting to minimise threats
  • Monitoring security vulnerabilities and hacking threats in network and host systems
  • Overseeing the investigation of reported security breaches
  • Developing strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations and implementing new IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks
  • Running security audits and risk assessments alongside the internal audit team

Experience Required:

  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven work experience in an IT security role
  • Previous experience with encryption and data loss prevention
  • Knowledge about malware and advance threat protection, vulnerability testing and patch management
  • Insurance industry experience is required
  • Previous work experience in a heavily regulated environment such as Payments, Banking or Financial Services is desirable