As an Information Security Specialist, you will be responsible to:
– Design, install and manage security mechanisms that protect the CMS network and information systems against breaches, viruses, and Antispyware;
– Upgrade systems by implementing and maintaining security controls;
– Protect the system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources;
– Develop and implement standardised Information Security processes and procedures;
– Respond to internal and external audit findings timeously;
– Group policy management;
– Ensure Endpoint protection (Antivirus Software) is always managed and configured properly;
– Ensure Information System compliance and conformance to IT policies and processes;
– Ensure that systems and procedures follow industry standards, e.g., ISO [Phone Number Removed];
– Liaise with all departments and IT users to ensure compliance and correction of all IT security issues;
– Conduct IT risk assessments;
– Assist with Penetration testing and vulnerability assessments;
– Research, plan, and implement information security technical solutions to meet business requirements;
– Proactively monitor, investigate, and report on information security incidents, Internet use, and ICT policy breaches.

The successful candidate will have the following essential qualifications, competencies, and skills:

  • National Diploma in Information Technology or relevant equivalent qualification at NQF level 6.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in IT governance and security.
  • Certifications in ITIL foundation, Security+, CISM, SCCM and COBIT will be an added advantage. Training and Knowledge areas:
  • Knowledge of Patch Management or Anti-virus, or Vulnerability management.
  • Knowledge of Group Policy Management and Firewalls (Checkpoint, Sophos);
  • Knowledge of Mimecast;
  • Knowledge of Manage Engine Products (Desktop Central, Log 360, Ops Manager);
  • Knowledge of Azure Active Directory;
  • Knowledge of Cloud Security.

Technical Skills and Behavioural Attributes:
– Analytical and problem-solving;
– Proficiency in TCP/IP/Routers/Switches/Firewalls;
– Conducting ICT (Data) Backup and Restore;
– Server operating systems and security;
– Project Management, presentation and report writing;
– Customer centrism, communication, interpersonal, emotional Intelligence.

Desired Skills:

  • Report Writing
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • communication skills.

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