Lead- Cyber Security


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Key Responsibilities:

1. Security Operations: 

- Monitor network traffic for unusual activity and potential threats using security tools and technologies. 

- Investigate and respond to security incidents, including data breaches, malware infections, and other cyber-attacks. 

- Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify and address security weaknesses. 

- Guard all company data, particularly sensitive information, from both internal and external threats by designing broad defenses against would-be intruders.

- Stay up to date with the latest industry best practices and technologies. Maintain knowledge of current cybercrime tactics.

2. Security Management: 

- Develop, implement, and maintain security policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with industry best practices and regulatory requirements. 

- Manage and configure security solutions such as firewalls, antivirus software, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and encryption tools. 

- Perform regular security audits and risk assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of security measures and identify areas for improvement.

3. Incident Response

- Create and maintain an incident response plan and lead the response efforts during security incidents. 

- Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to manage and resolve security incidents. 

- Conduct post-incident analysis to determine the root cause and implement measures to prevent future occurrences. 

4. Security Awareness and Training: 

- Develop and deliver security awareness training programs to educate employees on security best practices and emerging threats. 

- Stay updated on the latest security trends, threats, and technology solutions to keep the organization’s security posture current. 

5. Compliance and Governance:

- Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and standards (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001). 

- Prepare and maintain documentation required for compliance audits and assessments. 

- Assist in the development and maintenance of business continuity and disaster recovery plans. 


- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. 

- Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or CompTIA Security+ are highly desirable. 

- Minimum of 7 t0 10  years of experience in cybersecurity or a related field. 

Skills and Competencies: 

Technical Skills:

- Proficient in using security tools and technologies such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and endpoint protection. 

- Strong understanding of network protocols, operating systems, and database security. 

- Experience with vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tools. 

- Strong abilities in critical thinking, problem-solving, logic, and forensics.

Analytical Skills:

- Ability to analyze security data and logs to identify trends and potential threats. 

- Strong problem-solving skills to address and mitigate security incidents. 

Communication Skills:

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate security concepts and findings to technical and non-technical stakeholders. 

- Ability to create clear and concise security documentation and reports. 

Interpersonal Skills:

- Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams. 

- Ability to handle high-pressure situations and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 

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Tags: Antivirus Audits CEH CISM CISSP Compliance CompTIA Computer Science Cyber crime Encryption Firewalls Forensics GDPR Governance HIPAA IDS Incident response Intrusion detection IPS ISO 27001 Malware Pentesting Risk assessment SIEM

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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