Leadership Solutions

Chief Information Security Officer


CIS - Center for Information Security


East Greenbush, NY


About the Job

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position is assigned to the Executive Team at CIS. Reporting to the Chief Operation Officer, The CISO will partner with other cybersecurity team members to promote the CIS mission and help support our growth. The primary purpose of this position is to direct strategy, operations, and policy for the protection of the enterprise information assets. The scope of responsibility will encompass communications, applications, and infrastructure, including the development and enforcement of the policies and procedures which apply.

Here’s a Snapshot of your Tasks and Responsibilities

Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program;

Ensure that disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place and tested;

Review and approve security policies, controls, and cyber incident response planning;

Identify risks and actionable plans to protect the business;

Create, communicate and implement a risk-based process for vendor risk management, including the assessment and treatment of risks that may result from partners, consultants, and other service providers;

Manage information security and risk management awareness training programs for all approved systems users;

Provide regular reporting on the current status of the information security program to senior staff and the board of directors;

Coordinate information security and risk management projects with resources from the IT organization and business units;

Ensure continued compliance of the security programs with all applicable laws and regulations;

Oversee identity and access management;

Review investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities;

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Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

One or more of the following professional certifications is preferred:


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