Cyber Security Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Cyber Security Manager

The jobholder will support the continuous improvement of the IT Security Incident Management Process and its initiation, and to brief all levels of executive management on security topics and to execute emergency responses during cyber-security breaches.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a senior-level technical resource for cyber security incident handling
  • Mentor junior CSIRT(Cyber security Incident Response Team) team members
  • Provide qualified guidance on and coordinate execution of identification, analysis, response and monitoring of cyber threat and vulnerabilities

Incident Management and Monitoring

  • Manage Security incidents. Assist in developing concepts for efficient and effective security response activities.
  • Support the crisis management process
  • Provide qualified guidance on SOC (Security Operations Centre) alerting conditions and necessary data sources

Vulnerability Management

  • Analyze and interpret results of vulnerability management activities using standard frameworks (CVSS-Common Vulnerability Scoring System)
  • Research and investigate new and emerging vulnerabilities, to include Day events
  • Monitor vulnerability remediation activities
  • Integrate information from disparate sources and create tactical intelligence that is relevant to protecting the business.

Threat Management

  • Research and investigate new and emerging cyber threats and vulnerabilities through participation in external security communities.
  • Generate timely technical cyber threat intelligence assessment reports to IT management and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in information assurance (or related field) with minimum 5 years’ experience or B.S in information assurance (or related field ) with minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience on a computer security incident response team
  • Experience with identifying, analyzing, and communicating cyber threat and vulnerability information
  • Experience applying threat and vulnerability analyses models, examples include the LM Cyber Kill Chain, the Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis, the Mitre ATT&CK Framework and the
  • Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of common CSIRT technologies (ex., EDR , SIEM,)
  • Knowledge of incident response in IaaS/PaaS environments (AWS, Azure)
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and perform detailed, complex analysis and data interpretation
  • Intercultural experience
  • Proven project management experience
  • Effective interpersonal skills, out-of-the-box thinking and ability to interface with all levels of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with ambiguous situations
  • Familiarity with enterprise risk management and how cyber threats and vulnerabilities integrate into ERM efforts
  • Expertise of security concepts and best practices related to incident management, threat and vulnerability management

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Cyber Security Manager on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.

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Updated: January 13, 2021 — 5:27 pm