Cybersecurity Risk Manager
Typically requires 3 to 5 years of experience in information risk management or security architecture.
A cybersecurity risk manager identifies industry standards and regulatory guidelines for information security in order to minimize the risk of compromise of sensitive business systems. They help develop, maintain, and evaluate organizational security policies and procedures, and they work closely with engineering and operations teams to ensure systems controls meet security requirements. They also manage and follow up on results of audits of system security. Daily responsibilities of a security risk manager include:
- Understanding applicable regulations, guidelines and industry best practices to manage risk and ensure compliance.
- Developing, maintaining, or auditing security documentation such as policies, standards, and procedures.
- Monitoring internal control effectiveness.
- Conducting internal security assessments to ensure continued compliance.
- Explaining roles in managing risk to partners and getting buy-in to improve the organizational risk posture.
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Top skills requested
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- Risk management
- Cybersecurity assessment
- Information security
- Information systems
- Risk assessment
- Cybersecurity strategy
- Market trends
- Project management
- IT industry knowledg
- Project planning
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