An exciting Cybersecurity Defender job has just become available at one of the up-and-coming digital banks based in Kuala Lumpur.
About the Cybersecurity Defender Role: In this role, you are responsible for leading a team of cybersecurity professionals and coordinating defence measures to ensure the security of the organisation's information assets.
Develop and implement cyber defence strategies and roadmap. Identify and prioritise cyber defence initiatives, projects, and investments based on the threat landscape and risk assessment
Define and maintain cyber defence policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure consistent implementation of security controls. Understand business requirements and incorporate them into the cyber defence strategy
Oversee plan, design, implementation, testing and operation of the cyber security processes and systems. Work closely with the Head of Cyber Security to build and mature the Threat Prevention Strategy including tooling and processes. Recognise, adopt and instil best practices in security engineering and operations through the threat prevention controls
Manage and lead a team of cybersecurity professionals responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity threats. Oversee the day-to-day operations of cyber defence systems, such as perimeter and network security, IDS, endpoint detection and response EDR tools, and/or DLP
Ensure effective incident response processes and procedures are in place, including incident triage, containment, investigation, and remediation. Coordinate with internal teams and external partners for threat intelligence sharing and collaboration on incident response activities
Monitor and analyse security event logs, network traffic, and system behaviour for indicators of potential security incidents or breaches. Implement and manage security monitoring tools and technologies to enhance threat detection capabilities
Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards pertaining to cyber defence and incident response. Conduct periodic security assessments and audits to assess the effectiveness of cyber defence controls and address any identified gaps. Develop metrics and KPIs to measure and report on the effectiveness of cyber defence operations
To succeed in this Cybersecurity Defender role, you must have a minimum of seven years of work experience in managing cyber threat management role, preferably in the BFSI industry.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Cyber Security, Information Security, Computer Sciences, Information Systems/Technology, or related field, or equivalent work experience. Seven or more years of work experience in managing cyber threat management role, preferably in BFSI industry
Preferably with Cyber Security/Information Security certification – CISSP, CEH, CISM, Comptia CYSA+, GIAC GCFA, GCTI, GCIH and GREM or other relevant certifications. Knowledgeable in NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001, and CIS Controls. Familiar with local regulatory requirements such as BNM RMIT, Paynet, PCI-DSS.
Knowledgeable in cybersecurity principles, best practices, and technologies are necessary. Expertise in threat intelligence analysis, incident response, vulnerability management, and security operations. Able to stay abreast with the latest cyber threats, attack vectors, and mitigation techniques
Competent in leading and coordinating incident response efforts, conducting investigations, and implementing remediation measures. Experience in managing network security, IDS, EDR tools, and/or DLP is beneficial
Proficiency in conducting security risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and penetration tests is important. Experienced in identifying and assessing security risks, developing risk mitigation strategies, and implementing controls to protect against cyber threats
The scope of the offer, the size of the business, the freedom and autonomy to drive your career forward all add up to a great place to work.
If you have a successful track record in SOC you can take your career forward with this exciting Cybersecurity Defender job.
Apply today or e-mail me at Sarah.Nunis@robertwalters.com.my to discuss this new opportunity.
Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.
Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd Business Registration Number : 729828-T Licence Number : JTKSM 423C