Cybersecurity Specialist, Data Security & Privacy

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007147
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: –

  • Recommend, implement, administer, optimize, and support appropriate tools and solutions offering data loss prevention, and information protection in compliance with the Bank’s policies and standards.
  • Continuously review, enforce, and report on database and data store security controls that cover the major database management systems such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL.
  • Collaborate with the Cybersecurity Intelligence and Security Operations Centre (CiSOC) in the continuous monitoring and defence of the Bank’s data, information and databases from data leakage, intrusions, unauthorized access, unauthorized modification as well as assist to detect, report, and respond to data security violations/incidents.
  • Develop Data and Database Security Technical Guidelines and Minimum Configuration Baseline Standards in line with industry best practices and technologies commensurate with risk and regulatory requirements and implementing the same cost effectively.
  • Implement and enforce technical security controls to achieve data protection objectives set out by the organization and regulatory requirements such as the Kenya Data Protection Act, and CBK Guideline for Cybersecurity
  • Define, create, and deliver compliance reports and relevant metrics in Data Security & Privacy to senior management, including violations, utilizing automation as deemed fit.
  • Provide data security and privacy related support to projects from inception through to successful implementation in a bid to ensure that data security and overall information protection measures are built in from project inception.
  • Conduct continuous data security reviews and data discovery assessments to determine any data security violations as well as efficacy of implemented countermeasures.
  • Provide input into Information Security risk and control self-assessments by leveraging specialized knowledge in data security, databases, privacy, and information protection.
  • Research on and provide technical data security and privacy expertise in the Group Information Security department, conduct data security awareness and user training sessions across the group.

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