Director, Information Security
Company: Klein Tools
Posted on: September 12, 2020
Location: US-TX-MansfieldAddress: 501 Easy DriveID:
Klein Tools has a 160-year history of serving the hand tool needs
of professional tradesmen with products that represent a standard
of excellence, innovation, technology and quality in our industry.
We are looking for candidates who want a career working with The
Premier Brand of Hand Tools.
We are currently looking for a Director, Information Security to be
located in our Mansfield, TX Facility.
The Director Information Security has accountability for
establishing, executing, and directing the cyber security, digital
security, and data privacy initiatives across the organization to
mitigating risk. This role is both tactical and strategic. It is
responsible for managing the reporting, investigation, and
resolution of data security incidents. In addition, the role
provides guidance and direction on best practices for the
protection of data and information and ensuring compliance with
regulations and privacy laws.
Specific Responsibilities will include:
- Develop, implement, and maintain information security strategy
and roadmap .Act as the primary lead for implementing and
configuring security tools (endpoint protection, email security,
cloud security, etc.) in coordination with IT.
- Be the focal point for security, privacy/data protection, and
data governance policy across the organization.
- Organize and drive cross-functional projects with legal, IT,
compliance, and other functional teams to prioritize security
initiatives and ensure implementation and mitigation.
- Develop, maintain, and report corporate information security
metrics. Ensure that the organization's senior management is aware
of information-security-related advice and recommendations
impacting the organization.
- Develop, implement, and oversee data-security and data-privacy
policies, procedures, standards, and incident response plans to
manage risk to an acceptable level while meeting business and
compliance requirements of the organization.
- Ensure that all information owned, collected, or controlled by
or on behalf of the company is processed, stored and destroyed in
accordance with applicable laws and internal policies.
- Monitor compliance with data-privacy regulations and
- Evaluate security incidents and determine if sensitive
information has been compromised and when information pertaining to
such incidents needs to be escalated to the organization's
incident-response team and/or top management. Implement corrective
actions as necessary.
- Oversee scheduled vulnerability scanning and patch management
- Coordinate or perform vulnerability assessments, penetration
tests, security reviews, threat modeling, and other activities to
manage and objectively.
- Develop and maintain a security monitoring and audit log
- Manage third-party audits and penetration tests.
- Act as a subject matter expert on various information security
topics throughout the organization, and inform and advise employees
on applicable data protection requirements.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree from a four year accredited college or university
with a minimum of 7 years of experience in information security or
related role is required.
A professional security management certification such as CISSP,
CISO, CISM, and/or CISA is preferred. Project management experience
Successful track record of helping to implement security
initiatives and frameworks. Strong understanding of audit/risk
management methodologies and regulatory requirements pertaining to
information security, privacy and/or data security such as GDPR and
Knowledge of and experience with security standards/frameworks such
as NIST, CSF, and other relevant frameworks.
Ability to operate at detailed level on information security
matters as well as provide strategic guidance.
Ability to communicate regulatory and technical concepts in plain
language to variety of audiences.
Ability to collaborate with others to make decision. Ability to
influence others without direct line of reporting. Ability to
manage multiple complex priorities without express authority over
Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits
- 401(k) Company Match
- Profit Sharing
- Paid Vacation/Holidays
- Shared Cost Medical & Dental
- Flex Spending
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Employee Discount Program
If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an
organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your
cover letter and resume.
No phone calls please.
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