ABC Bank Information Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

ABC Bank Information Security Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The Incumbent will be responsible forall the Information Security Management within the Banking systems,Business Continuity Management,reviewing the ICT policies and creating awareness to the Business teams.

  • This is a high visibility role which forms a critical part in monitoring network activities and reporting on any security related anomalies.

  • This role will also assist in ICT related security investigations.

    The incumbent will perform the amongst others the below responsibilities;

  • Monitor and analysethe Bank’s networks for malicious activity using events and log management tool sets. This will include responding to and investigating alerts, assisting with developing new security monitoring use cases and ensuring all investigative activity is properly documented in the bank’s ticketing systems and followed up with relevant support teams.

  • Document all activities during an incident and providing leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.

  • Provide analysis regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information from various outside agencies.

  • Investigate intrusion attempts and perform in-depth analysis of exploits as well as providing network intrusion detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making of when to declare an incident.

  • Analysea variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the corrective or mitigation actions and escalation paths for each incident.

  • Conduct digital forensics and malware analysis triage and independently follow procedures to contain, analyse, and eradicate malicious activity.

  • Monitor open source intelligence sources for potential threats against the Bank, and ensure appropriate defensive actions are taken with respect to these.

  • Run vulnerability scans against Bank’s infrastructure, interpreting them and follow up with relevant ICT support teams.

  • Triage issues and escalate them to the ICT Risk team, and ensure that appropriate follow-up actions are taken by the IT security

  • Perform continuous systems user reviews with emphasis on exits, joiners and internal movements, and take appropriate corrective actions where there are deviations.

  • Liaise with business heads to continuously confirm and update rights and
    privileges of users in the bank by maintaining the user matrix and ensuring integrity as per laid down procedures.

  • Develop, maintain and manage a third-partysecurity assessment program for key vendor relationship while ensuring contracts with third parties contain appropriate security language, including data privacy and protection language required.

  • Manage Incident Response Plan by planning, developing, maintaining and enforcing the Bank Incident Response Plan in addition to managing security incidents if/when they occur.

  • Keep abreast of the fast-changinginformation systems exposures/ threats and ensure that adequate and up to date information systems security measures are in place for the maximum protection of the Bank information assets.

    Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • University degree in Computer Science or Information Technology and any other related field.

  • IT Security Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CEH, CCNA Security, CCNA.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Security/Network administration with strong technical knowledge of database, network and operating systems security.

  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes and technical security solutions (firewall and intrusion detection systems)

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications.

  • Working knowledge and experience in penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.

  • Knowledge of common cybersecurity threats and sources of cybersecurity information.

  • Good understanding and knowledge of risk assessment, risk procedures, security assessment, vulnerability management, penetration testing

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application on or before 16th July 2020 on the following address

  • recruitment@abcthebank.com. Please put the position applied for in the application as the subject of the email.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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