If you looking for an exciting opportunity in the world of cyber security,the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) needs you! We are seeking a cyber security expert for our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position. As theCISO, youwill be responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining the USBE information security program. This includes development and enforcement procedures and policies designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets from both internal and external threats. The CISO may also work alongside the IT Leadership to procure cyber securityproducts and services and to manage disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
As the CISO, you will:
Protect USBE communications, systems, and assets from internal and external threats.
Anticipate new threats and actively work to prevent them from occurring.
Work with USBE leadership across different departments to ensure that security systems are working smoothly.
Reduce the organization's operational risks in the face of a security attack.
Conduct employee security awareness training.
Develop secure business and communication practices.
Identify security objectives and metrics.
Choose and purchase appropriate security products from vendors.
Ensure that USBE is in regulatory compliance with applicable USBE, State and Federal rules and laws.
Enforce adherence to best security practices.
Ensure the company's data privacy is secure.
Manage the Security Incident Response Team to include conducting electronic discovery and digital forensic investigations.
The ideal candidate for this position has:
3+ years of Information Security experience
Effective leadership and management skills
Strong understanding of information technology and security
Strong communication skills specifically the ability to communicate complicated security concepts to technical and nontechnical employees
Prior experience with risk management and auditing
USBEattracts and retains the best in the industry because we offer more than just competitive salaries.USBEprofessionals know they are serving a higher purpose as their work impacts the lives of Utah students and educators.
13 days of vacation, 11 paid holidays, and a separate sick leave plan adds 13 additional days.
Medical and HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision.
Pension or 401(k) options, no match required by you!
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This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.