Kforce Information Security Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kforce's client in Cambridge, MA is looking for a IS Analyst to join their project. Responsibilities:

  • Completes tasks designed to ensure security of the organization's systems and information assets

  • Protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction and develops IT security policies and standards

  • Works with end users to determine needs of individual departments

  • Implements policies or procedures and tracks compliance throughout the organization

  • Acts as an advisor to the enterprise's business units, as well as to other risk management functions, such as the enterprise risk management, audit, business continuity management and compliance organizations

  • Is a senior member of the information security team and works closely with the other members of the team to develop and implement a comprehensive information security program; this includes defining security policies, processes and standards

  • Works with the IT department to select and deploy technical controls to meet specific security requirements, and defines processes and standards to ensure that security configurations are maintained

  • Responsible for analyzing an enterprise's information security environment and recommending security measures to safeguard its valuable information assets

  • Understanding the business requirements for security and how best to meet those requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 5 years of related experience

  • Must possess a detailed knowledge of the business, as well as information security expertise, to develop and implement security plans appropriate to the level of risk the enterprise faces

  • Proficiency in the use of various tools and techniques, including risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments, used to identify business needs and determine control requirements

  • Experience in developing security plans - including security architecture and tactical plans - is essential for success in this position

  • Up-to-date understanding of the latest security threats, trends and technologies is a crucial component of the position

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00