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Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO)

Remote | Full-Time 

Description

Cyber Defense Group (CDG) is a fast-growing cybersecurity consultancy based in LA. Our mission is to provide the most effective cyber defense for our clients through outcomes-based security. Our small-but-mighty team of industry experts combines decades of security experience at world-renown companies, and we’re proud that CDG already counts many prominent, diverse brands across the globe as our clients.We currently have an urgent need for a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) to join our team. The vCISO will provide expert leadership, vision, and hands-on strategy for managing and evolving CDG’s clients’ security ecosystems as we continue the rapid expansion of our customer base.


Key Responsibilities

  • Development, enhancement, and delivery of our security program offerings
  • Be the designated executive cybersecurity resource and expert across a diverse range of client companies
  • Work with clients to develop their cybersecurity programs, identify and propose prevailing cybersecurity standards and best practices, and provide leadership necessary to bring those programs to fruition
  • Regular reporting to client business executives on the status of their information security program
  • Regularly liaise with the client for regulatory and compliance related standards
  • Guidance and oversight for continual assessments (vulnerability, risk and penetration testing), helping to prioritize results to mitigate risk
  • Identify opportunities and facilitate the introduction and implementation of CDG’s offerings to clients

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in risk management, privacy program management, information security and information technology, with a track record of success operating in a decentralized organization
  • Knowledge of major information security management frameworks
  • Extensive cloud native experience
  • Formal consulting experience, preferably at a Big Four firm
  • Up-to-date knowledge of methodologies and trends in both business and IT
  • Ability to provide strong leadership, technical growth and management to the security and privacy team to achieve tactical and strategic goals
  • Entrepreneurially minded with high sense of urgency and hands-on leadership style
  • Startup experience preferred

 

Benefits

Medical benefits, including matching 401(k), initial and ongoing training, flexible and supportive remote work environment, opportunity for fast growth and advancement.

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