Graduate Cyber Risk Assessor - 2021 intake
3h ago
source : Kainos

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Main purpose of the role & responsibilities in the business :

As a Graduate Cyber Risk Assessor at Kainos, you will assist in the identification, assessment and management of cyber risk.

You will perform cyber risk assessments across a range of technologies and document identified cyber risks.

You will also have the opportunity to help develop the risk assessment process and support the Kainos Risk Management Strategy to help manage cybersecurity risk.

Minimum (essential) requirements :

Completed or are currently studying a relevant third level IT qualification

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor content for audiences of various technical and business knowledge.

Senior Stakeholders, Developers, Security personnel)

Knowledge of cyber risk assessment processes and methodology

Ability to identify, assess and document security concerns in services and processes that could put Kainos customers or employee data at risk.

Desirable :

Knowledge of Cyber Security Frameworks (NIST, COBIT, ISO etc)

Knowledge of data and cybersecurity regulations and standards. (ISO, SoC, GDPR)

Awareness of cyber security controls and best practice.

Cyber security certification. (MSc Cyber Security, CISSP, Security+, GIAC, etc).


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    We're an inclusive bunch at Kainos and we believe in equal opportunity. We welcome applications from all walks of life, including those with criminal records.

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    Kainos has a policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders (available on request).

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