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Chief Information Security Officer Job in Rochester, NY:

Ref: US_EN_6_916326_1334969

Posted 4 days ago
Job Location
Rochester, New York
Contract Type
Information Systems

Chief Information Security Officer Job in Rochester, NY:

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The Chief Information Security Officer (“CISO”) serves as the Company’s subject matter expert responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive information/cyber security program. The CISO assures that information created, acquired, or maintained by the Company is protected from external and internal threats. This position also ensures that the Company complies with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security and privacy, among others.

Job Functions of the Chief Information Security Officer Job in Rochester, NY:

Responsible for the update and implementation of the Information Security Program and associated policies, including the disaster recovery and incident response plan.

Develops and successfully implements the annual Information Security Plan

Acts as the subject matter expert for the Company and is responsible for ensuring compliance with regulations related to information/cyber security. Serves as the Company’s contact for external auditors, agencies, and third parties on information security matters.

Communicates updates to Management and the Board of Directors regarding Department initiates, results, and current cyber threat landscape.

Responsible for ensuring the proper training and awareness for employees and the Board of Directors on cyber security threats, controls and internal policies. Ensures that commercial customers have access to cyber security training annually.

Collaborates with Information Technology on the selection and implementation strategy of Corporate information security technology, monitors and reviews the output of these resources, identifying vulnerabilities, breaches, data leakage and opportunities for added protection.

Evaluates vendor due diligence reviews as part of the Vendor Management Program. Evaluates the information security posture of new and potential vendors.

Collaborates with internal business partners and external agencies to manage security vulnerabilities.

Oversees the monitoring of internal control systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained. Reports on information security issues related to systems, users and workflows to ensure controls are appropriate and operating as intended.

Manages performance of direct reports and provides ongoing coaching and training opportunities to ensure staff has the skills and resources to be successful. Responsible for timely completion of performance evaluations of assigned staff.

Education Requirements of the Chief Information Security Officer Job in Rochester, NY:

Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field

  1. experience in computing and information security, policy development, program administration and compliance activities. Progressive supervisory experience.

Licenses or Accreditation:

Required: One or more of the following:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
  • Preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

    For more information on the Chief Information Security Officer Job in Rochester, NY please contact Thomas McCarthy at

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