Director, Information SecurityOrganization:
King & SpaldingLocation:
Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Chicago, ILDescription:
The Director of Information Security will proactively work with business units and partners to implement practices that meet policies and standards for information security. He or she will oversee a variety of cybersecurity and risk management activities related to IT to ensure the achievement of business outcomes. The Director of Information Security will also work with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization.
Please see complete job description online.Qualifications:
Successful Candidates will have a minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and information technology and at least 5 years in a senior leadership role. The Director of Information Security must be a strategic leader who is a builder of both vision and bridges and someone who has the ability to energize teams. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels, ranging from board members to technical specialists. The Director of Information Security should have sound knowledge of business management and a working knowledge of information security risk management and cybersecurity technologies. He or she should also have a proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic business environment.