Anthem, Inc. Information Security Advisor in West Des Moines, Iowa
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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
Location: Remote (100%)
Maintains enterprise information security policies, technical standards, guidelines, procedures, and other elements of an infrastructure necessary to support information security in compliance with established company policies, regulatory requirements, and generally accepted information security controls. Ensures security solutions involving the use of technologies are well-conceived, designed and implemented in compliance with enterprise standards.
As a member of the Information Security Policy team focusing on Technical Configuration Standards, the following responsibilities will apply:
Provides technical support to business and technology associates in risk assessments and implementation of appropriate information security procedures, standards and technologies.
Recommends changes and updates to strategy.
Understand structure of CIS Benchmarks and DISA STIGs, and relationship to controls/policy and best practice frameworks
Basic understanding of key/core technologies (in order to understand configurations)
Apply basic knowledge of information security concepts in the review of configurable settings, understanding how updates will affect the risk to the organization
Demonstrate attention to detail in the documentation of configuration baselines ensuring deliverables are complete, accurate and acceptable for review by leadership.
Demonstrate effective communication in review meetings and documentation of both next steps and updated requirements; d delivery of action items to stakeholders involved in the review process.
Perform regular follow-up on action items that are past agreed upon timelines, working with necessary stakeholders to ensure completion within a timely manner.
Collaborate effectively with stakeholders to identify and investigate details related to Policy Exceptions, where necessary.
Execute basic reporting tasks including Microsoft pivot tables, charts/graphs and other basic forms of analysis.
Identify opportunities for process improvement where feasible.
Requires BS/BA degree in Information Technology or related field of study and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in systems support, system administration, system engineering, system security, access management, network security, network communications, computer networking, telecommunications, systems development and management, hardware, software, and/or data; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Requires experience in planning and designing highly complex systems.
- Security Certifications: CISSP or other technical security certifications (e.g. Systems Security Certified Practitioner, Certification and Accreditation Professional) strongly preferred.
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