Head IT Security and Governance – Bangalore – INDIA

E-mail: arul@quadrupleindia.com

Title                              :           Head IT Security and Governance

Experience                    :           14+ Years

Qualifications                :           BE or MCA

Preferred                            :               MBA from recognized institutions.

Certifications                 :           Appropriate certifications (CISM, CISSP, CISA, and CGEIT) would be an advantage.

Location                       :           Bangalore

Job Profile:

  1. This position reports to the Group CIO and has a dual responsibility.
  2. This position is responsible for implementing and monitoring the Information Security Program across the group.
  3. Provides training and enforcement in the area of corporate information security policies, standards, and procedures including regulatory requirements.
  4. Assists business units, functions, and/or technology managers with risk assessments on systems/applications.
  5. Assist the business units with the investigation, resolution, and documentation of information security incidents.
  6. Help assess risk and recommend systemic solutions to information security problems.
  7. This position takes a lead role in the establishment and management of information technology infrastructure and processes.
  8. Develop, maintain, and publish corporate information technology policies, standards, processes, and guidelines; design and implement programs for end-user awareness, compliance monitoring; ensure the appropriate information technology infrastructure and related service delivery is in place and properly maintained; develop, maintain, communicate and ensure compliance with Information Services policies, processes, and guidelines consistent with industry best practice standard frameworks.


  1. Manage the development and implementation of global information security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  2. Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of information security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
  3. Work with outside consultants as appropriate for independent information security audits.
  4. Develop and administer security awareness programs, methods and communication to employees at all levels.
  5. Monitor security related audit/regulatory findings within business units/functions and assist with remediation as necessary.
  6. Conduct research, develop and defend positions, and document findings in white papers that will stand up to regulatory scrutiny on all aspects of information protection.
  7. Sustain ISO 270001 processes and ensure certification in more areas.
  8. Optimize compliance and service level reporting processes through the IT infrastructure while ensuring business efficiency.


  1. Must be an intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the senior management team and who is able to communicate information security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  2. Should have experience with business continuity planning, auditing, and risk management.
  3. Must have a solid understanding of information technology and information security.
  4. Experience:  14 or more years of related professional experience in a complex, dynamic business and technology environment including five years at a senior management level.

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