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The Global Cybersecurity Architect plays an integral role in defining and assessing the organization’s security strategy, architecture, and practices. The security architect will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services. This role will be part of global cybersecurity leadership team, reporting to the VP, Security Transformation.
The security architect will be responsible for the following activities and functions:
Planning and Design Activities
The global cybersecurity architect liaises with important security and risk management constituencies. Specifically, the global cybersecurity architect may be expected to work collaboratively with individuals or departments, including:
The global cybersecurity architect will be expected to advocate security requirements and objectives with these constituencies, while also ensuring that global cybersecurity architecture and practices do not infringe on the needs of the business. Specifically, the security architect will serve as a technical sounding board for the CISO’s interaction with other line-of-business constituencies within the organization. The global cybersecurity architect will be expected to evaluate new services, vendors, applications, and security tools, among other items, from a technical perspective and translate the risk characteristics of these activities and functions into enterprise risk terms that the CISO can communicate to colleagues within the organization.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity or a related field.
Security and Technical Experience
The global cybersecurity architect should have direct, documented and verifiable experience with the following:
Industry and Regulatory Experience
The global cybersecurity architect is expected to have documented experience with the following, but not limited to:
Regulations, Standards and Frameworks
Industry, Market or Sector Experience (minimum of 2 desired)
The global cybersecurity architect is expected to contribute his/her insights not only to colleagues within the security team and the CISO, but also to colleagues within IA, risk management and other line-of-business teams. To ensure that security-related matters are adequately conveyed, the following skills are required:
The global cybersecurity architect will evidence his or her knowledge of security and risk management through ongoing continuing professional education. The ideal candidate will maintain one or more of the following certifications.
The global cybersecurity architect will be expected to demonstrate the following key behaviors and competencies as they fulfill the core responsibilities of their roles:
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