Head of IT Security

Salary: £30-£35k

Location: Bodmin

Main Purpose of Job


Head of IT Security is the Senior Manager who directs strategy, operations and the budget for the protection of the enterprise information assets and manages that program. The scope of responsibility will encompass communications, applications and infrastructure, including the policies and procedures which apply.


Knowledge & Skills


General :


  • University degree in Computer Science, IT Security or related field
  • Proven working experience within IT and security
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Network security including TCP/IP, communication protocols and vulnerabilities
  • Technical knowledge of different types of hardware, storage, imaging and file system analysis
  • Regulatory compliance knowledge, including PCI and GDPR
  • Understanding of legislation concerning data acquisition, protection and transmission
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), COBIT, ISO and other applicable IT management methods and toolsets
  • Standard enterprise and personal operating systems, such as Windows, Linux, Mac OS and UNIX
  • Familiarity with multiple software types at the application and enterprise levels
  • Mobile operating systems, applications and security protocols
  • Protection systems against malware, hacking and other threats
  • Secure practices in coding for standard languages, such as C, C++, Java and others
  • Policies and procedures for secure computing
  • Risk assessment experience

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