Information Security Officer - PCI

    • New York, NY

Kforce is working with a global luxury brand client that is in search of a Regional Information Security Officer in New York, NY. This is a highly visible position. Overview: The Regional Information Security Office (RISO) will be a member of the regional IT organization and will serve as the representative for the Americas region (Canada, USA, Mexico, Brazil). You will work closely work with the Group Information Security department. With this expertise, the Regional Information Security Officers will bring value to management, business, and IT teams. They will enable senior management of their region to understand the actual security situation of their business activities and allow to make informative decisions on overall regional security strategy within the context of the overall Group security strategy and regional business ambitions. The RISO will raise the security awareness of regional executives, business teams, and IT teams. The RISO will be responsible with providing the aforementioned teams with understandable requirements, applicable training, practical support and challenge. They also play a key role in detecting and reacting to regional or global security incidents and contribute to the Group's global security effort with their regional insights. Duties: Guide senior management on security and compliance stakes related with their business:

  • Build and maintain regional risk analysis with KPI, to enable regional senior management to understand actual security situation and exercise their decision-making capacity
Raise security awareness and culture in the region:
  • Adapt, contribute to, and deliver the Group's security awareness program in the region, with workshops and other media, aiming at business teams, executives, and IT teams
  • Define and deploy the right level of communication and training, to make (and keep) people aware of security policies and guidelines at the right level in the region

  • 5+ years of actual information security experience, including awareness and technical fields
  • Experience must include coordination of various teams without hierarchy links
  • Progression of security awareness testing results, Simulated and actual security incident handling results, Progression of IT compliance with technical security requirements
  • Knowledge of NIST and CIS-20 cybersecurity frameworks is appreciated
  • Knowledge of information security best practices for industry PCI DSS requirements
  • Professional security management certification such as CISSP, CCISO, CISM, and/or CISA strongly preferred
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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