Argus Information and Advisory Services is a Verisk Analytics Company (NASDAQ: VRSK), and the leading provider of analytics, information and solutions to financial institutions and their regulators. Argus helps its clients maximize the value of data and analytics to allocate and align resources to strategic objectives, manage and mitigate risk (default, fraud, funding and compliance), and optimize financial objectives.
Our professionals have substantial industry knowledge, typically greater than fifteen years of experience. We are known for our unique ability to blend the highly technical, data-centered aspects of our projects with expert communication and business knowledge.
We maintain offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Sao Paulo, Sydney, India and Mexico, and employ approximately 550 professionals.
Join a team of Information Security professionals capable of supporting the increasingly complex aspects of data management and security at Argus. This role will expose the successful candidate to all facets of the function, including maintaining policies and procedures, staff education, systems monitoring, responding to security-review questionnaires and managing client and vendor audits.
Maintaining and enforcing security processes, practices and policies throughout the organization to reduce risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure and liability in all areas of information-related, financial, personal and reputational harm
Monitoring Argus systems, logs, physical security using an array of data-security products and techniques to ensure compliance with Argus security policies, legal obligations and contractual commitments, and reporting and investigating any breaches in computing security
Liaising with Verisk Risk & Compliance department to align strategy, policies and technologies
Completing and responding to information security questionnaires and audits with regulatory agencies, clients and other parties, and implementing remediation plans
Managing internal client requests for information concerning Argus’s security posture
Conducting on-site audits of third-party vendors, including evaluation of performance against financial industry standards, drafting annual reviews, and creating remediation plans
Reporting to department and company leadership concerning residual risk, vulnerabilities, and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance
Collaborating on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project lifecycle
Facilitating the Information Security-related risk management process
Planning, developing and delivering security awareness training and education programs to educate staff on how to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure of critical information
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation desired
Minimum of four years of information security experience in a financial or healthcare institution, or vendor supporting such institution
Knowledge and understanding of information risks, concepts, principles and industry standards, including: NIST, PCI, ISO 27001, HIPAA/HITECH and OWASP, and information security tool (e.g., SolarWinds LEM, ForeScout, Imperva)
Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and technologies
Experience developing, documenting, and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards
Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, associated network protocols and concepts
Working knowledge of firewalls, VPN, terminal servers, routers and firewall ACL configuration
Experience identifying and managing security incidents using log correlation
Must have a proven track record of excellent research and analytical skills
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
Cross-team functionality essential to understand business needs for existing clients and new vendors
Argus Information and Advisory Services is an equal opportunity employer.
Argus Information and Advisory Services is a Verisk Analytics Company (NASDAQ: VRSK), and the leading provider of analytics, information and solutions to consumer banks and their regulators. Argus helps its clients maximize the value of data and analytics to allocate and align resources to strategic objectives, manage and mitigate risk (default, fraud, funding and compliance), and optimize financ...ial objectives.
Our professionals have substantial industry knowledge, typically greater than fifteen years of experience, in providing solutions to the financial services sector. We are known for our unique ability to blend the highly technical, data-centered aspects of our projects with expert communication and business knowledge.
We maintain offices in New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Sydney and London, and employ approximately 275 professionals.