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Head of APAC Cyber Defense & Digital Forensics - VP

Singapore, Singapore | BNP Paribas

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Direct and control the establishment, implementation and ongoing management of the cyber security and incident response framework, which includes policies, processes and technologies

Establish the Cyber-Defense Committees and engage representatives to ensure the business units across BNP Paribas deliver the directives set by the Global Cyber Defense Program and the APAC Management

Influence and convince internal key stakeholders to adopt cyber security policies or invest in appropriate technology such as preventive and detective tools

Direct and lead the team to formulate and propose strategies and alternative solutions to the Senior Management and Executives on preventing cyber-attacks and responding to cyber incidents

Lead the team to conduct system, financial and technical feasibility studies on new tools, equipment, techniques, and methodologies; and ensure that the proposed solutions can maximize protection and optimize cost

Drive for proactive threat management activities to minimize the likelihood of a cyber incident

Define Key Performance and Key Risk Indicators regarding Cyber Defense activities in APAC

Lead the Security Monitoring Center in the region and work closely with the Global Security Monitoring Center

Drive and implement the roadmap of security incident / event monitoring activities for APAC, and align with Global objective

Responsibility as Head of IT Security in Singapore:


- Ensures the compliance of Singapore to global, regional & local rules,


  including local regulatory requirements; as well as being the privilege


    contact for security topics impacting Singapore


- Partnership with Business, Organization & Methods, Compliance, IT 


  teams to provide feedback on the MAS annual IT questionnaire, ad hoc


    circulars / guidelines / compliance assessment from MAS on request 


- Participates to any security review necessary to ensure a control of the


  risk level on the scope of Singapore


- As an alternative contact in ABS Standing Committee and participate to


  ABS arranged discussion forums as required (remarks: Primary contact


  registered in ABS is the Head of APAC Business & Information


    Security).


- As the liaison person for Business & Information Security (BIS) team in


  Singapore to support local Business Continuity related activities such as


    call tree test update, BIA update, BCP drill, etc.


 


Contributing Responsibilities 


Contribute to the Permanent Control framework for implementation of policies and procedures in day to day business activities, such as Control Plan

Comply with regulatory requirements and internal guidelines.

Contribute to the reporting of all incidents according to the Incident Management System


 


Technical & Behavioral Competencies


 


Requirements


At least 10 years of experience in the information security field with at least 5 years of experience in a management capacity and at least 3 years of experience responding to cyber incidents & managing cyber intelligence

Track record of managing culture change and awareness related to cyber security

Experience with network, host, and application anomalies and alerts raised by automated systems, such as SIEM, APT, end-point protection, and big data solution.

Prior experience with critical infrastructure and system aspects of cyber security beneficial

Familiar with MAS TRM notice and guidelines

Strong leadership and influencing skills

Independent, self-motivated and innovative with good problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills, and can foster teamwork

Good business acumen, and strong experience with delivering high impact business solutions

Regional exposure is preferred with experience working in different cultures in the Asia-Pacific region and willingness to travel as and when required


Qualification


University degree or equivalent in IT discipline


 Specific Qualifications (if required)


Professional credentials in relevant cyber security disciplines, such as CISSP, CISM or CISA, including CISSP-ISSMP, in good standing

Current memberships and connections with leading cyber security groups in the security community

ITIL (mandatory), Agile (optional)

Lean Six Sigma belt ﴾optional)


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