Posted on :
3 Mar, 2023
3 Mar, 2023
The position is responsible for performing ICT security access control, monitor systems, create awareness and related administration in order to create and maintain technology driven physical security infrastructure for ICT environment and protection of the NDA information. In addition, the position is responsible for the alignment of information security governance with the business objectives, information security strategy including compliance measurement, deviations and exemptions.
Job Title: ICT SECURITY SPECIALIST – JHB
Main Areas of Responsibility:
Develop plans to safeguard computer files against unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure.
Monitoring for data violations internally and externally.
Manage and monitor internal and hosting FIREWALL rules in conjunction with Networks.
Identify accurate causes of security violations.
Implementation of appropriate remedies to ensure data and systems security.
Perform periodical reporting on violations and notification to ICT Senior Manager
Proactive implementation of fixes and patches to block viruses and attacks to the entire ICT system environment.
Maintain industry best practices with regards to ICT Security controls such as: Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware, Patch management, Remote Access VPN, data and web content filtering, Data Loss Prevention, etc.
Maintain awareness of ICT security trends and vulnerabilities, e.g. major virus outbreaks.
Conduct proactive and effective communication (Intranet, email, posters) of risks and vulnerabilities to staff.
Implement an appropriate ICT security support to NDA staff. Ensure that the data transmissions are encrypted and configure firewalls to conceal confidential information during transmission. Implement and manage password authentication to keep unauthorized users from accessing sensitive data files. Modify security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, and change user access status. Perform risk assessments and tests on running data processing activities and security measures. Train staff about computer security and promote security awareness and security protocols. Participate in testing exercise of Disaster Recovery Plan as per schedule. Implementation of ICT Security Strategic plan. Maintain, administer and backup of ICT security servers and applications.
Develop and maintain SOP’s/ guidelines regarding access control to Service Desk, Desktop and Information Security. .
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General Technical Support Provide desktop technical support to all NDA Users Provide Network, Server & E-mail User Support Log, investigate and follow-up and resolve logged calls on ICT helpdesk
Desired Experience & Qualification:
National Diploma in IT
Network+, Security+ certification (COMPTIA)
Professional level Information Security Certification (CISSP / CISM / CISA)
3 years relevant information security experience within a corporate ICT environment
Good knowledge and understanding of industry best practice with regards to IT Security controls such as: Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware, Patch management, Remote Access VPN, data and web content filtering, Data Loss Prevention
Good knowledge and understanding of company internal control procedures and risk policy
Good knowledge and understanding of NDA IT security policies and procedures
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Good knowledge and understanding of relevant desktop and server hardware and software
Knowledge of Security and different levels of Encryption and Authorisation Schemes
Skills & Abilities:
Excellent communication skills
Strong ICT technical ability
Good report writing skills
Risk Management skills
Package & Remuneration:
OPEN AND NEGOTIABLE – Around 1.6 mill pa NEG