Global Physical Security - Global Head of Insider Threat

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

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Global Physical Security – Global Head of Insider Threat

This position will be accountable for leading the creation of an organization responsible for the standards and procedures specific to the identification, monitoring, testing, evaluation, and governance of insider risk processes and controls for the company. You will leverage your expertise and experience to advance the company’s framework and program for identifying and mitigating threats and related insider risks. The leader will work closely with various partners within SAP, including but not limited to Cyber Defense, Cyber IR and Recovery, IT, Global Cloud Services, Security Risk Management & Compliance, Legal, Human Resources, and Government Services, as well as external partners. This role provides an opportunity to work across a large and complex organization that features prominently in both U.S. critical infrastructure and the global financial ecosystem. The Global Head is expected to bring strong leadership to a small, expert team and to guide efforts to leverage technical and non-technical datasets for early detection of and response to insider risks. Lastly, the leader is responsible for leading collaboration and partnership with cross-functional stakeholders and Line of Business leadership across the organization to guide insider risk inquiries, investigations, and incidents.



  • Coordinate development and execution of the Insider Threat Program across key stakeholders including Cyber Security (Defense and IR), Human Resources, Legal, Security Risk & Compliance
  • Leverage corporate and industry frameworks to structure Insider the insider risk framework and program
  • Develop a strategy to govern Insider Threats across the company working closely with the Intelligence, Threat, and Crisis Management, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Corporate Security Investigations, and various domain owners.
  • Assess processes, controls, technologies, metrics, and reporting used for Insider Risk.
  • Engage with various security and control teams understand the control environment, both procedural and technical
  • Partner closely with programs on Insider Risk, Strategic Threats, Workplace Violence, and key stakeholders
  • Collaborate on the build and implementation of processes and technologies to detect high-risk insider activities that are accidental or malicious in nature
  • Develops mechanisms to monitor and test the effectiveness of insider risk solutions and associated analytical models
  • Work to identify and implement opportunities for continuous program improvement.
  • Liaison with external industry resources (e.g., law enforcement, government, emergency responders, industry peers & associations, etc.)


  • BS/BA Degree preferred
  • 10+ years’ proven experience in program management and development of an Insider Threat/Risk Program
  • Extensive knowledge of governance and risk management frameworks
  • Demonstrated technical acumen and extensive experience in and knowledge of cybersecurity architecture, controls, and operations.
  • Skills Required: Requires seven (7) years of experience in the following: Security Architecture; Financial Services; Security Operations; Security Monitoring; Security Incident Response; Cyber Forensics; Vulnerability Management; Desktop and Server Security; Network Security; Perimeter Security; Data Security; Cloud and Third-Party Security; and working with regulators.
  • 10+ years’ proven experience in risk and security fields - e.g., cyber security, physical security, human threat detection, insider threat, behavior analytics, counterintelligence
  • Knowledge of compliance, conduct, and operational risk management frameworks and processes; ability to anticipate and identify risks and effective mitigants


  • This position requires travel globally
  • This position requires positive partnership skills, effective communications, and positive human relations in business capabilities
  • This position must be able to perform the full range of strategic business planning objectives, procedure and business analytics capabilities
  • Strong organizational, project management, and multi-tasking skills with demonstrated ability to manage expectations and deliver results
  • The selected candidate must maintain all applicable licenses and certifications as required



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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 398642  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

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Tags: Analytics Cloud Compliance Cyber defense ERP Forensics Governance Incident response Monitoring Network security Risk management SAP Strategy Threat detection Threat intelligence Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States

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