Cyber Security Analyst


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Who are we?
UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organizations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what were once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it's monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies. 
Why are we hiring this role?
We have successfully implemented third party security risk managed services for our customers and the demand is high! We are looking for an Analyst to jump on board with our TPRM Director to enhance and scale these efforts. If you are you looking for a huge growth opportunity where you can have high impact and exposure then this is for you!

What will you accomplish?

  • Translate complex and technical aspects into a report so that the business can understand it
  • Partner with customers to identify, measure and manage Third Party Security risks and controls
  • Assist with standardised reports, templates and scorecards used to inform customers on third party security risks
  • Perform data leaks searches on each managed service vendor
  • Work closely with various teams including, sales and customer success to understand the changing needs of our customers
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of emerging financial, operational, third party and regulatory/compliance related information to contribute to the continuous improvement of the Third Party Security risk management offering

What do we need from you?

  • Knowledge of relevant security frameworks, standards, requirements, laws e.g. ISO 27001, PCI DSS, APRA CPS 234, NIST CSF etc.
  • Thorough understanding of cybersecurity risk management.
  • 3+ years of experience in Risk Management, Third Party Risk, Auditing or the equivalent.
  • Understanding of Third Party risk management practices, including the lifecycle of risk identification, treatment, mitigation, acceptance, remediation as well as inherent and residual risks.
  • Have a track record of mastering highly technical problem spaces.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, with a talent for precise articulations of customer problems.

What would give you an edge?

  • Bachelor Degree in the fields of Information Systems or related major.
  • Any relevant professional certification, such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM) or Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP).
  • Performed data leaks assessments.
  • Experience in Third Party Risk or Security Risk Management.
  • Experience in managing customer expectations.
  • Experience or a keen interest in cybersecurity.

What's in it for you?

  • Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies
  • Interesting problems, at scale: Deeply explore the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, with a platform processing billions of data points daily
  • Learn from industry-leading experts: Our security research has been featured in The New York TimesThe New YorkerThe Washington PostTechCrunchBloombergGizmodoEngadgetForbesZDNet, and The Guardian
  • Impact: See the impact of your work on a daily basis, with data and impact available on dashboards you have access to
  • Generous compensation: Extremely competitive base salary and equity 
  • Great perks: Free lunch, flexible work arrangements, and gym reimbursement
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check and reference checks. Also please note that at this time, we cannot support candidates requiring visa sponsorship or re-location. Apologies.
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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