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Deputy Director / Assistant Director (Cyber Security)

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Work type: Permanent, full-time, Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Information Technology

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the IT/Cyber Security team to manage all IT/cyber security-related matters that support the university’s objectives and strategies
  • Provide leadership through the development of a culture of cyber security, cyber security strategies and action plans
  • Formulate cyber security goals and establish policies, standards and procedures in line with the university’s cyber security posture
  • Review, endorse and align cyber security and develop risk management and mitigation plans
  • Ensure cyber security compliance to university’s governance, policies and standards
  • Manage security audits, assess the impact and provide responses to cyber threats, incidents and remediation efforts
  • Develop cyber security awareness programmes and defined processes for Incident Management and Recovery including table-top exercises and drills
  • Reporting on IT/cyber security initiatives, scans, incidents to management and statutory reporting to MOE
  • Advise on the appropriate cyber security solutions and technologies to be deployed
  • Align IT needs and security with the strategic cyber security direction
  • Implement change management process to keep up with evolving cyber threat landscape


Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of management experience related to enterprise IT security, cyber security and/or cloud security
  • Good knowledge and experience with cloud security standards and cybersecurity frameworks like NIST, ISO27001, MTCS, CSA Security-by-Design and Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) are essential
  • Good understanding of both IT and business processes
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to formulate and monitor security policies and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to all levels of staff including Board members
  • Preferably with certifications in Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Adaptable with willingness to readily take on tasks beyond scope of responsibility
  • Good leadership qualities with positive attitude and excellent team player

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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