Senior Associate - Business Information Security Officer - London
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PwC is driving major change across information and cyber security by building a centralized model to provide security services across the entire member firm network. Mandated at the network level, Network Information Security (NIS) operates outside Information Technology (IT) and is responsible for this major program initiative, from definition of the security strategy to the execution of the global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from local to globally-provided services.
Our mission is to identify, control, and reduce the attack surface across the member firm network while increasing our adversaries' cost of attack.
NIS is building the first global cyber security function at PwC. Our mission protects 223,000 PwC members across 157 member firms worldwide, as well as our global clients. If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS will empower you to do so.
If you love the business side of information security this is the place to be. Within CISO pillar we work closely with member firm stakeholders to understand their business model and roadmap for technology. In turn CISO pillar outline the roadmap for NIS and drive engagement and adoption of central security services in line with the PwC Cyber Readiness program. Management of relationships between NIS and the business is key to delivering the cyber readiness mission. Whether it be integrating solutions, driving operational processes or providing guidance back to NIS to further enhance our strategy, CISO pillar provide the engagement and personal touch to enable NIS to deliver maximum value to the customer, the PwC Network of firms.
About the role
The Business Information Security Officers (BISO) focus upon 4 core areas
NIS Service Interface
Each of these areas work together to successfully support member firm Information Security Officers (ISOs) and their staffs in the implementation of the PwC Information Security Policy (ISP).
Core skills within the BISO Services Team consist of
Engage with Line of Service stakeholders to assess security threats/vulnerabilities and manage business risk;
Facilitate line of service support from Security Architecture, Engineering, Innovation, and Transformation (SAEIT) and Cyber Security Service Management throughout the NIS service lifecycle;
Assess service availability, adoption rates, and maturity to manage risk to business programs and processes;
Govern lines of service for compliance with PwC's Information Security Policy (ISP) and legal/regulatory frameworks; and
Engage with Global IT and Applications to review security controls against ISP.
Who we are looking for
2 - 4 Years' of progressive professional roles involving information security, IT management and/or major program management
Analytical Inquisitive nature and intuition regarding what questions to ask, when, and their relative significance.
Technical Broad understanding of security technology.
Business High level understanding of PwC's business model, service offerings, and business operating environment as it pertains to the firm's threat landscape. Ability to frame threats and exposures in a business context recognized by non-technical staff and executives.
Domain landscape Knowledge of assurance and technical security principles
Communication Ability to leverage business communication skills to inform, persuade, and teach stakeholders across a global network of member firms' staff and leadership to enable effective information security activities and processes in line with the cyber readiness program
We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.