Head of Cyber Defence

Head of Cyber Defence

Cowley
Permanent
03.06.2021
£120000 - £140000 per annum

Head of Cyber Defence – Home Working £120 – £140k base + Excellent Benefits

A Head of Cyber Defence is required to enhance the cyber resilience of information assets and business operations throughout the business and to protect against modern day threats.  This role requires Cyber Security expertise within Cloud, Network, Systems and Application Security (AppSec).  The end goal for this role is to champion, grow and develop a team of cyber security professionals within Cloud, Networking, Systems and AppSec.

The Head of Cyber Defence needs to have a unique blend of technical and managerial skills.  Previous experience of working in a technical role is essential.  This is an opportunity for a passionate Cyber Professional to heavily influence how the cyber defence division is built.  Innovation is key, therefore budget for high level security will NOT be compromised

Head of Cyber Defence responsibilities include

  • Build the Cyber Defence function (both offensive and defensive operations)
  • Taking ownership and accountability of embedding security into the business
  • Taking the lead on threat response
  • Implementing security controls (threat, detection, response & simulation)
  • Champion a cyber aware culture and develop cyber security training programmes
  • Ensuring GRC regulatory standards are met

Head of Cyber Defence requirements include

  • Expertise in red team / offensive & blue team / defensive operations
  • 10yrs + infosec / cyber security experience
  • Experience in driving a cyber road map / strategy
  • Strong technical expertise in cyber defence techniques

For more information on this role apply on-line or send your CV to c.burn@ltharper.com

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