Head of IT Security job at Alan & Grant
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Vacancy title:
Head of IT Security

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Alan & Grant

Deadline of this Job:
13 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Lagos , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, March 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Alan & Grant - Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head of IT Security
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: FMCG / Foods / Beverage

Job Purpose
• Monitor organization's networks for security breaches and investigate when one occurs.
• Use and maintain software, such as firewalls and data encryption programs, to protect sensitive information.
• Check for vulnerabilities in computer and network systems.

Key Responsibilities
• Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments.
• Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them.
• Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches.
• Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity.
• Test and evaluate security products.
• Design new security systems or upgrade existing ones.
• Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities.
• Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches.
• Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption.
• Investigate security alerts and provide incident response.
• Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorized system users.
• Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations.
• Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders.
• Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security.
• Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity.
• Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues.
• Give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails.

• A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or its equivalent (Higher Diploma / BE / B.Tech / BSc in Computer Science / Information Technology
• Certification in Cyber/Information/Data/Network Security.
• Minimum of 5 years experience as an IT Security Expert/Analyst in a reputed organization.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 April 2022
Duty Station: 
Posted: 28-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-03-2065
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