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Cybersecurity Governance and Risk Specialist

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Michael Aspinall

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 1437

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Our Client

Our client, a High Frequency Trader, is seeking an Cybersecurity Governance and Risk Specialist to join their team in London.

The successful candidate will help define, operate, grow, and champion their cybersecurity governance and risk activities worldwide.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • You’ll report directly to the Cybersecurity Governance team lead

  • Identify and assess threats to the firm’s environment

  • Work with internal teams to establish value-adding policies.

  • Implement effective and proportionate cybersecurity controls to reduce risk exposure

  • Find new and creative ways to improve controls.

  • Develop metrics to enable informed decision-making, assess third-party vendors, support audit and regulatory engagements.

The ideal candidate must have 3-7 years experience in a similar role and can demonstrate a good understanding of cybersecurity frameworks (e.g. NIST CSF) you will be familiar with auditing processes and have participated in both internal and external audits.

Salary: circa £130,000

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Michael Aspinall.
Phone:020 3778 1437
Reference Code:11627

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance, financial crime, legal and cyber security recruitment, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.