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Vice President, IT Cybersecurity

Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited

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Vice President, IT Security

The Vice President, IT Security will be responsible for overseeing and managing the IT security operations within the IT Department. This role requires a strong understanding of information security principles, risk management, and industry best practices. The Vice President will lead a team of security professionals and collaborate with other departments to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets within the Group.

Your role:

  • Develop and implement an enterprise-wide IT security strategy aligned with business objectives.
  • Establish and maintain policies, procedures, and standards for information security across the organization.
  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive risk management program to identify, assess, and mitigate potential threats.
  • Manage the deployment and maintenance of security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, antivirus software, encryption tools, etc.
  • Conduct regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify weaknes ses in systems or networks.
  • Monitor security incidents and conduct investigations to determine root causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging threats and trends in information security to proactively address potential risks.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the IT security team by setting clear goals, conducting performance evaluations, and fostering professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security controls into system development lifecycle processes.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required to meet business needs.

To succeed in your role:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in IT security roles with progressively increasing responsibilities. Experience from sizable consultancy firm will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of information security principles including risk assessment methodologies, vulnerability management techniques, incident response protocols, etc.
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing enterprise-wide IT security strategies in complex organizations.
  • In-depth understanding of network architecture principles including LAN/WAN technologies, VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), firewalls, etc.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) or industry standards like ISO 27001 is preferred.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to inspire a team towards achieving common goals.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills with the ability to assess complex situations quickly and make informed decisions.
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PCCW Limited is a Hong Kong-based information and communications technology company. The company is the majority owner of telecommunications company HKT Limited, and also holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited.

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