Dow Jones Chief Info Security Officer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Job Description:

Dow Jones is seeking to hire a Chief Information Security Officer to lead the Dow Jones global security strategy. Reporting to the Chief Product and Technology Officer, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a visionary leader responsible for overseeing the operations of the company's security solutions and compliance to ensure that information assets are adequately protected with acceptable levels of controls. The leader develops, maintains, and publishes corporate information security standards, processes, procedures, and guidelines. A strong communicator, the CISO possesses a demonstrated ability to conceive, construct and advance business and technology solutions and stakeholder sponsorship to support organizational information security projects and initiatives.


Provide leadership for the governance, and compliance of the global security policy, standards, procedures, and guidelines to prevent the unauthorized use, release, modification, or destruction of data across multiple platforms and environments

Lead the information security function with the primary goal of continually enhancing the company's security posture.

Build on the strong DevSecOps culture to continue to develop leading Open Source technology that drives greater security in our cloud environment.

Drive further integration of Product Securtiy across all the engineering teams.

Acts as a key contributor /stakeholder in the strategic planning, development and implementation of security services and solutions.

Maintain current knowledge of the information security field and the changing threat landscape; track new developments in rapidly changing information technologies and implements improvements in technical security tools related to intrusion detection/prevention, malware detection/prevention, data loss detection/prevention, remote access forensics, security event management, authentication, access control, audit logs, secure software scanning, external/internal web host scanning, disaster recovery preparedness, business continuity assurance, vulnerability management, and risk reporting.

Set information security strategic direction for all technology platforms and business units.

Establish and implements the company's global security program.

Ensure the development, testing and implementation of appropriate security plans, products and control techniques.

Identify protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with the corporate strategic plan. Identify, define, and implement a corporate wide Identity Protection/Data Privacy/ and Intellectual Property policy.

Ensure the policy is implemented appropriately in all aspects of IT systems/infrastructure as well as non-automated methods and procedures. Identify, define, and establish a Digital Rights Management (DRM) strategy across all Dow Jones products.

Develop, maintain, and publish all corporate-level information security standards, procedures, and guidelines, including compliance monitoring procedures; assist in resolving security policy issues and in implementing security procedures.

Develop and oversee maintenance of key security program elements including the following areas:·

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management

  • Security Architecture and Tools

  • Security Awareness

  • Security Governance

  • Security Risk Assessment

Business Continuity Planning/Disaster Recovery Planning Chair the Dow Jones Risk Management Council and actively participate on the NewsCorp IT Security Council Required Experience

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years of progressive IT solutions, compliance, regulatory experience and roles of increasing responsibility.

  • Expertise in IT development, integration, delivery, and maintenance experience in a global environment, including several years in a leadership role. Media industry experience strongly preferred.

  • A minimum of 5 years of managerial experience with demonstrated success in an executive leadership role

  • Demonstrated understanding of security requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley, ISO Certifications, Data Privacy laws, and PCI. Cyber security, including strategy creation and management of highly secure WWW environments experience a plus

  • Knowledge of risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies, and security attack pathologies

  • Strong communication and public-speaking abilities.

  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills

  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence in the security team's concern for customers

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Job Category: Security Team

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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