Information Security Officer – Buna Jobs in UAE at Arab Monetary Fund

Title: Information Security Officer – Buna

Company: Arab Monetary Fund

Location: UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Security, IT/Tech

Arab Monetary Fund

in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates

Posted by: Mohamed Moniem Recruiter View profile & contact As the implementation phase of Buna, formerly known as the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS), project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible Information Security Officer- Buna to join our founding team. Duties of the Information Security Officer include developing and managing Buna’s information security policies & strategy to protect Buna from security threats and cyber-attacks. The job holder is also responsible for ensuring operational compliance with all standards and regulations and driving business continuity. This position will report to the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer.

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

Job Responsibilities

Cyber Security Policies and Procedures Development

Develop and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information / cyber security risk management program (including strategy, policies, standards, processes, and guidelines) to ensure protection of Buna digital and data assets

Create, maintain and publish up-to-date information security policies, standards and guidelines

Ensure cyber security policies, procedures and best practices are communicated across the organization

Security Operations Implementation

Implement and lead the strategy for managing and reporting security incidents and oversee investigations of reported security breaches

Identify, manage, and minimize information security risks, and provide relevant and timely reports that drive business decisions

Ensure appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards are in place to protect information assets from internal and external threats

Identify, introduce and implement appropriate procedures to test technical safeguards on a regular basis

Oversee the development and implementation of appropriate and effective controls to mitigate identified threats and risks

Align the security and enterprise (reference) architectures, ensuring security requirements are implicit in these architectures

Manage the daily operations for InfoSec architecture, engineering, operations center, secure development lifecycle, and governance functions across on-premise, hybrid cloud, and cloud capabilities

Information Security Program Management

Report regularly on current status of the information security program

Keep abreast of latest cybersecurity technologies and innovations

Create and manage a targeted information security awareness training program

Manage InfoSec vendor relationships and optimizing value from these relationships

Research, investigate and implement measures that address data security risks and potential losses

Identity and Access Management

Monitor and maintain application user access across the IT portfolio

Maintain on time on-boarding and off-boarding for identified IT environments

Cybersecurity Incident Mitigation

Follow-up on detected security issues and implement solutions to mitigate risks

Oversee threat monitoring activities, take preventive actions and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate course of action and response to such threats

Own the cybersecurity incident and vulnerability management processes from design to implementation

Threat Analysis and Monitoring

Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security…


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