Business Information Security Officer

Johannesburg, ZA


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Job Purpose

The BISO must support the business cluster in the implementation and execution of the cyber resilience risk management framework that includes implementation of cyber risk assessments, strategy, cyber security programme, policies, standards, reporting of all cluster-specific cyber security programme elements and regulatory matters as it relates to cyber security.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive compliance to cybersecurity policies and standards on cluster infrastructure. 
  • Primary interface between the cluster and CISO office. 
  • Represent business as a cybersecurity representative on the CyRC. 
  • Ensure alignment and implementation of CRRMF in clusters. 
  • Assisting with driving and implementation of the top cyber focus areas within clusters where relevant 
  • Monitor and oversight of cyber risk within the clusters. 
  • Guide business in the cyber-related initiatives to ensure the management of the cyber risk profile of the cluster. Assists the cluster in the completion of cyber resilience risk assessments, ensuring that they are understood, captured in the risk management processes, that appropriate controls are embedded in the day-to-day operation, and remediation of non-compliance is documented and addressed. 
  • Report of all cluster specific cyber resilience program elements. 
  • Work closely together with all stakeholders with regards to information security. 
  • Actively executes the cyber resilience programme elements and other information and cybersecurity plans developed by the business. 
  • Assist the cluster with identification of critical assets from a confidentiality point of view (“crown jewels”) and feeding that back into the business impact analysis and risk management processes. 
  • Assist the CISO office with conducting cybersecurity assurance examinations on identified Crown Jewels. 
  • Document and maintain a cybersecurity profile for each cluster environment (to provide an overall picture of the environment, which will support risk-based decisions and cybersecurity related activities at cluster level). 
  • Work with the business to develop processes and procedures to ensure cybersecurity policies and standards are integrated. 
  • Manage third party cyber and privacy risk management process for the cluster. 
  • Assisting with the implementation of the DLP strategy within the clusters 
  • Assist stakeholders with resolution of identified cyber-related incidents within the clusters. 
  • Coordinate and assist with cyber awareness and training for the cluster. 
  • Active involved in cybersecurity assessments and monitor cluster specific cybersecurity concerns. 
  • Assisting business to manage cyber risk, ensuring that the cluster operate within the cyber-risk appetite of the Bank and management of the threshold breaches where relevant. 

Job Responsibilities Continue

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification

  • Honours/Master’s Degree in IT / Computer Science / Informatics

Essential Certifications

  • CISSP , CISM or relevant qualifications (this is essential certification )

Minimum Experience Level

  • 3 - 5 years in Information Security Experience
  • Exposure in Risk Management Monitoring
  • Data Reporting Analytics experience

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Banking knowledge
  • Data analysis
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • Information Security Threats and Attact vectors
  • Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge
  • System Development Life cycle(SDLC)
  • TCP/IP
  • Information Security terms and definitions
  • Basic computer concepts
  • Relevant Operating System
  • Information Security policies and procedures
  • Vendor Management Principles

Behavioural Competencies

  • Coaching
  • Collaborating
  • Decision Making
  • Influencing
  • Innovation
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

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Tags: Analytics Banking CISM CISO CISSP Compliance Computer Science Governance Monitoring Privacy Risk assessment Risk management RMF SDLC Strategy TCP/IP Vendor management

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: Africa
Country: South Africa
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