Information Security Officer

Recruiting Source International
Published
September 29, 2020
Location
Houston, TX
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Information Security Officer

Houston, TX

 

Description of Duties / Essential Functions

Under the general direction of the client company Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), duties, functions and responsibilities of this position include:

      Develop and implement department specific Cybersecurity Master Plan aligned with the company Cybersecurity Master Plan to address the confidentiality, integrity and availability of department systems, data and information

     
Directs an ongoing, proactive risk assessment program for all new and existing department systems and remains familiar with department's goals and business processes so effective controls can be put in place for those areas presenting the greatest information security risk

      Responsible for communicating risks and recommendations to mitigate risks to the Company CIO, CISO and department senior leadership team in cost/benefit terms so decisions can be made to ensure the security of information systems and information entrusted to company department

      Oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation and maintenance of department's information security policies and procedures by ensuring these policies and procedures encompass the overall security of protected health information (PHI) and electronic protected health information (ePHl) both at rest and in motion

      Assists department divisions, programs and department Privacy Officer with efforts to ensure Health

      Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance a

      Ensures department vulnerabilities are managed and mitigated per company Cyber Division policy

      Assists with the development of department specific, role-based information security awareness training programs, and works with Company Cyber Division, department divisions and programs to present to staff as appropriate

      Works with company CISO to ensure proper protections, technical and physical controls are in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and available of department systems, data and information.

      Assists with the development and implementation of a department business continuity/disaster recovery plan to offset the impact caused by intentional and unintentional acts

      Evaluates security incidents and determines what response, if any, is needed and coordinates with company CISO and company Cyber Division on proper responses when sensitive data or information are compromised

      Assists the company CISO with department insider threat investigations

      Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, attending training, conferences, and/or courses as directed by company CISO, and obtaining certifications relevant to job duties

 

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