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InfoSec Officer



London, UK · Cardiff, UK · London, UK · Cardiff, UK · Remote
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024
Operations · London, Cardiff Office · Hybrid Remote

InfoSec Officer

"Risk is like fire, if controlled it will help you. If uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you" - Theodore Roosevelt

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Calling all InfoSec trailblazers! Ready to be the shield against cyber threats in the heart of a crypto revolution? Here's your chance to ride the digital wave as our InfoSec Officer at the forefront of innovation.

As the Information Security Officer, you will play a critical role in developing, implementing, and maintaining the information security program for Coincover. This position is vital for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our data and systems. The Information Security Officer will lead efforts to achieve and maintain certifications such as ISO 27001 and SOC 2.

Responsibilities – I want to and can do that!

      1. Information Security Governance:
        • Develop and maintain an effective information security governance framework.
        • Member of the Information Security Committee.
      2. ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Compliance:
        • Lead the company's efforts to achieve and maintain ISO 27001, SOC 2 and other certifications.
        • Conduct regular risk assessments and audits to ensure compliance.
      3. Policy Development:
        • Develop, implement, and maintain information security policies, procedures, and guidelines.
      4. Risk Management:
        • Identify, assess, and prioritise information security risks.
        • Develop and maintain a risk treatment plan.
      5. Security Awareness:
        • Oversee the development and implementation of an ongoing and effective security awareness training program.
      6. Incident Response:
        • Develop and maintain an incident response plan.
        • Coordinate and lead incident response activities.
      7. Security Technologies:
        • Evaluate, implement, and manage security technologies and tools.
        • Stay current with advancements in information security technologies.
      8. Collaboration:
        • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to ensure the security of shared data and systems.
      • 9. Due Diligence
        • Conduct due diligence on third-party vendors and customers to assess their security practices.
        • Ensure vendors and customers comply with information security requirements, especially those outlined in contracts.
        • Take part in face-to-face due diligence calls with customers
        • Respond to due diligence requests from suppliers and customers

    Requirements – I've already done that or have that!

    • Proven track record with at least 5-7 years of experience in information security roles, showcasing a deep understanding of cybersecurity principles
    • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
    • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) or equivalent
    • In-depth understanding of data protection laws and regulations, with hands-on experience ensuring compliance, particularly with standards such as SOC 2 and ISO 27001.

    Extra Mile – knock our socks off!

    • CompTIA Security+
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • ISO 27001 Lead Implementer or Auditor
    • SOC 2 Practitioner
    • Worked in a start-up
    • Worked in a Crypto / Blockchain company

    About Coincover

    Blockchain technology is changing everything. However, it brings its own set of unique risks. Coincover exists to ensure everyone is protected, enabling them to innovate freely, without constraints.

    Coincover provides a complete blockchain protection solution, addressing the most significant barrier to mainstream adoption: trust. Our protection solutions ensure that access and assets are never lost.

    Founded in 2018, Coincover is backed by leading fintech and blockchain investors. Today, we help over 300 of the biggest names in blockchain protect themselves and their customers from theft, hacking, and human error, including Fireblocks, BitGo, and Bitso.

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are critical values that we, at Coincover, hold at the core of our organisation. We are committed to fostering a workplace culture that celebrates and respects the unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all individuals, and we believe that diverse teams drive innovation and success.
    In our pursuit of building a diverse and inclusive workforce, we actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe that by creating an inclusive environment, we can harness the collective power of our employees to tackle complex challenges, generate fresh ideas, and deliver exceptional results

    Coincover is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Coincover via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Coincover. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Coincover as a result of the referral or through other means.

    London, Cardiff Office
    Remote status
    Hybrid Remote
    Contact Claude Heywood Talent Acquisition Manager – People
    Operations · London, Cardiff Office · Hybrid Remote

    InfoSec Officer

    "Risk is like fire, if controlled it will help you. If uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you" - Theodore Roosevelt