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Cyber/Tech Risk Lead (AVP/VP)

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Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Tech/Cyber Risk Lead to join their team in Kuala Lumpur. This role plays a vital part in safeguarding sensitive information, maintaining compliance with cybersecurity regulations, and ensuring the continuity of business operations.

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance, along with effective leadership and communication skills. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic environment where you can make a significant impact.

  • Key role in managing and mitigating cyber risks
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Requires deep understanding of cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance

What you'll do:

As a Tech/Cyber Risk Lead, you will play an integral role in managing and mitigating cyber risks within the organisation. Your primary objective will be to safeguard sensitive information while maintaining compliance with cybersecurity regulations. You will identify potential threats, conduct thorough risk assessments, and develop effective mitigation strategies. Additionally, you will ensure that all staff members are educated about cybersecurity best practices. In the event of a cybersecurity breach, you will be part of the incident response team. Your role will also involve evaluating third-party vendors' cybersecurity practices and preparing regular reports on the organisation's cyber risk posture.

  • Identify potential cyber threats and vulnerabilities
  • Conduct risk assessments to evaluate the impact and likelihood of cyber incidents
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies and security controls
  • Ensure compliance with relevant cybersecurity laws, regulations, and standards
  • Provide cybersecurity education and training to staff members
  • Participate in the incident response team in the event of a cybersecurity breach
  • Develop and update frameworks for Cyber Risk Management
  • Evaluate the cybersecurity practices of third party vendors
  • Prepare regular reports on the organization's cyber risk posture

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Tech/Cyber Risk Lead position brings several years of experience in cybersecurity and risk management. You should hold a Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Cybersecurity or a related field. Professional certifications would be advantageous. You should have strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and regulations. Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies and tools is essential. Excellent analytical skills are required to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities. Your effective communication and leadership abilities will be crucial in promoting a culture of security awareness.

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Cybersecurity, or a related field
  • Several years of relevant experience in cybersecurity and risk management
  • Professional certifications in relevant fields
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and regulations
  • Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies and tools
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and leadership abilities

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the financial services sector, known for their commitment to innovation and excellence. They offer a dynamic and inclusive work environment that fosters creativity and collaboration. Their employees are given opportunities for professional growth and development, with access to cutting-edge technologies and methodologies. They believe in recognising and rewarding hard work and achievements, ensuring a high level of job satisfaction among their staff.

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

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: IT Security

Industry: IT

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: GRCPUK-38BC4917

Date posted: 14 June 2024

Consultant: FlorieMae Salazar

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