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Cyber Security Analyst / IT Security - Famous Arts Institution


London - London

£400 - £400   Extensions Possible

Cyber Security Analyst / IT Security - Famous Arts Institution

3 month initial contract. Extensions possible

** Public Sector client - Inside IR35 **

A world-renowned arts institution based in South Kensington is looking for a Cyber Security Analyst You will be joining an IT department of circa 20 staff. Your role will be as a very hands on IT Security specialist to maintain the internal and external security of the business at a large scale; 3,000 devices and 1,200 end users.

This is a greenfield environment and you will be assisting heavily the Programme Manager and the work load from him.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day actions that will ensure the established information security policies are adhered to by all staff and all systems. You will monitor all security and compliance systems regularly taking action where required or ensuring that others who are responsible for those systems are taking appropriate action.

Main tasks:

  • Monitor the SIEM for issues arising
  • Check compliance reports daily and get others to make appropriate updates
  • Work with the Programme Manager on developing further compliance reports for regular review
  • Verify Windows patches are applied by performing random checks
  • Implement Nessus scanner with Cyber Essentials rules for internal systems to verify compliance levels
  • Follow up on any phishing attacks or other security events to ensure proper process and documentation is followed
  • Assist in putting together an Information Security Risk Assessment template and then conducting those for each of our systems.
  • Follow up on penetration test results liaising with internal teams and external vendors to deliver required remediation

Essential requirements

  • Formal Information Security qualification (CISM, CISSP/CISA or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years of experience in Information Security Management or IT Audit related role
  • Understanding of ISO27001, Cyber Essentials, business continuity and compliance and audit frameworks
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, networking systems and information management systems
  • Experienced in the selection and implementation of appropriate security controls
  • Ability to produce clear written material for Senior Management
  • Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and understandable manner to non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to direct, interact and effectively share technical issues with IT staff and end users


Desirable requirements

  • Familiar with the configuration and operation of Nessus
  • Working within an ISO27001 or Cyber Essentials compliant environment
  • Strong understanding of GDPR and PCIDSS
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience establishing an ISMS and SIEM

This is an amazing company to work for and they are looking for someone to start ASAP!

Cyber Security Analyst / IT Security - Famous Arts Institution

Cyber Security Analyst IT Security Engineer




Updated: Sun Mar 03 2019 01:30:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)