• Head of Security & Compliance

    Posted Date 4 months ago(23/03/2018 16:40)
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  • Overview

    This Head of Security & Compliance will ensure external regulations and standards are adhered to from a technical perspective (including data security, information security, data loss prevention, applications and infrastructure platforms) and that the correct process and documentation are in place across Hogarth globally.


    • Global leadership

      • Act as the global Hogarth knowledge expert, key project, client and RFP / RFQ contact and thought leader for Security, Compliance, Data Protection (S, C & DP) and BCP / DR
      • Set the global Hogarth S, C & DP agenda
      • Identify and provide leadership for local S, C & DP resources
      • Maintain effective communications and interaction with the WPP S, C & DP leadership team
      • Manage internal change control meetings with Hogarth teams


      Knowledge management and communication

      • Develop and deliver appropriate security, compliance and data protection training, awareness and updates
      • Provide assurance to clients through Information Security compliance progammes and provide relevant information when needed



      • Perform Information security audits for Third Party suppliers
      • Ensure that the necessary controls are established and maintained for WPP General Computer Controls audit compliance
      • Manage resource allocation to complete WPP self assessment activities
      • Drive internal and external audit activities to coordinate Hogarth resources and to track remediation actions identified through to successful conclusion



      • Establish and maintain global initiatives to review third party monitoring and coordinate meetings between all impacted Hogarth and WPP teams



      Penetration and integrity testing

      • To assist, maintain and overview security posture for applications (in house) through regular testing (i.e. Penetration Testing and Vulnerability scanning) and follow up on the remediation actions on the issues identified
      • Investigate security gaps and initiate, and take ownership for the delivery of, remediation activities for all identified issues



      • Maintain working knowledge and provide ongoing guidance and expertise in regulatory and industry developments relating to Cybersecurity threats


      Event management

      • Escalate security, compliance and data protection issues to the WPP Security team where necessary
      • Oversee security incident investigations and responses to external threats


      BCP / DR

      • Define, maintain and communicate the global BCP / DR plan
      • Coordinate the definition and maintenance of regional plans
      • Manage inter-region incident communications


      Data Protection

      • Data privacy advisor for all privacy related matters across Hogarth
      • Act as the Hogarth Data Protection Officer, including responsibility for relevant regulatory responses including:
        • informing Hogarth on the GDPR compliance obligations
        • monitoring compliance with the GDPR
        • acting as the first point of contact, responding to questions and issues raised


        • Experienced in Risk and Vulnerability (Nessus) Assessments and Penetration testing
        • Previous exposure to Business Continuity Planning
        • Understanding of network Security Design, Implementation and Support & network Security skills with Firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus and HIDS
        • Knowledge and experience of Windows and Linux environments
        • Knowledge of Web Technologies including Web Servers, Load balancing environment
        • Knowledge of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)
        • Experienced in planning, developing and implementation of security policies
        • Awareness of ISO 27001
        • Knowledge of firewalls and network configurations
        • Awareness of relevant EU directives and GDPR regulations
        • Relevant Audit, Compliance and Data Protection certifications


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