Working closely with a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), an Advisor will have a strong blend of technical ability, communication skills and cyber security experience. An advisor supports the risk identification and management process across all aspects of Information Technology for a business, government agency or educational institution. Responsibilities include assessing the current adequacy of the security strategy, business continuity /disaster recovery plans, threats to the systems, and then calculating the impact of potential adverse events. Audits and assessments must be continual, as the threat profiles change constantly.
The Advisor will keep executive management up to date on the results of the risk assessment and make recommendations for mitigations, or projects, to protect their systems or cover potential losses.
To continually improve the quality of the risk management, some advisors collect lessons learned information and metrics from security events and integrate the knowledge gathered into Read more