Chief Information Security Officer
Linden Lab Atlanta, GA
- Expired: September 28, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position IntroLinden Research, Inc. dba Linden Lab develops platforms that empower people to create, share, and benefit from virtual experiences. Founded in 1999, the company first launched Second Life, the groundbreaking virtual world enjoyed by millions around the globe, in 2003, which has since gone on to boast nearly two billion user creations and a vibrant $500 million (USD) economy.Tilia Inc.
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linden Research, Inc., and a licensed money transmitter in the U.S. Tilia enables publishers of video games and virtual worlds to create in-world economies and monetize user interaction. Built from the ground up to be robust, flexible, and secure, Tilia Pay powers virtual economies of leading and cutting-edge publishers with hundreds of millions of dollars in circulation.Primary FunctionsThe Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will serve as the strategic leader and process owner of a comprehensive enterprise information security program to...
ensure the availability, integrity, and protection of the customer, business partner, associate, and business information assets and technologies. The position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security program to protect information assets, including developing an appropriate cybersecurity posture and proper business and disaster recovery protocols.The CISO is responsible for communicating and working with executive management and the board to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization that protects its assets and supports business outcomes. The CISO will provide advice and guidance to management to enable leaders to make sound business decisions and serve as an internal resource concerning various external reporting matters.
The CISO will manage the Information Security Team and exercise a manager's customary authority concerning staffing, coaching, performance management, promotions, salary recommendations, and terminations.Responsibilities Provide leadership to the company's information security team by evaluating the IT threat landscape, devising cybersecurity policy and controls to reduce risk, leading auditing and compliance initiatives. Develop, implement, and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security, cybersecurity, vendor risk management, and disaster recovery/business continuity framework and ongoing program. Develop, implement, and monitor disaster recovery and business continuity planning creating cyber resiliency so the company can rapidly recover from hacking, security incidents or infringements.
Work directly with executive management, the Board of Directors, and the business to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes. Understand and interact with related disciplines to ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services. Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of cybersecurity risks.
Assist with the overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems. Work with vendor management to ensure that information security requirements are included in contracts to manage third party risk. Create and manage a targeted information security awareness training program for all employees, contractors and approved system users, and establish metrics to measure the effectiveness of this program for different audiences.
Liaise with external agencies including state regulatory agencies, federal government agencies, law enforcement and other advisory and/or regulatory bodies to maintain a strong security posture and stay abreast of the relevant threats. Partner with the Engineering team to develop security architecture standards and to ensure alignment between security and the company's architecture framework as a whole. Support our culture of engagement and forge relationships among peers, as well as with other
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