Manager Information Security SoC Specialist – Commercial Bank of Kuwait – Kuwait


·         To provide strategic direction toward Information security Operation Centre to monitor internal/external threats and adhere with internal/external compliance requirements.

·         Accountable for Strategic Design of SoC Center on mission critical Information Security Devices/appliances aligned with Information security policies and Industry standards

·         The role identifies potential threats and takes a lead in treating security risks as required in addition to managing the security Operation Center (SoC) resources and multiple concurrent Security Projects related to Security Monitoring.

Operational Duties

  • Design and Implement in coordination with ITD a comprehensive Security Operations Control Centre \[SoC\].
  • Continuous development and planning toward advanced security monitoring analysis practices and procedures
  • Design and implement Security use cases in SoC to identify anomalous security events.
  • Design and document Incident Response Plans for the security events.
  • Design and document Incident Play books
  • Design and conduct Incident Response Drill and Table top exercises
  • Lead and implement Cyber security Crisis Management Plan in line with BCP/DR
  • Provide documentation for Incident handling and reporting
  • Expand, tune, and enhance rule sets – SIEM, IDS, etc. – to identify security incidents and reduce false positives
  • Design Cyber Security Analytics and threat intelligence reporting to Management
  • Design and implement Security Intelligence and Brand reputation Analysis
  • Conduct \[Advance Persistent Threat\] APT Analysis and advanced detection mechanism.
  • Ensure audit trails, system logs and other monitoring data sources are reviewed periodically and are in compliance with policies and audit requirements.
  • Manage Bank’s Information Security Operation Monitoring Tools
  • Design Methodology to integrate IOCs for effective Security Analysis
  • Manage outsourced vendors that provide information security functions for compliance with contracted service-level agreements
  • Design-Effective Cyber security Executive Management Reporting
  • Work with the Head of Information Security to develop a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements.
  • Manage the process of gathering, analyzing and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing the Head of Information Security with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment.
  • Analyze malware samples to understands its behavior, assess threat actor motivations, and extract indicators of compromise (IOCs)
  • Perform cyber threat hunting for the detection of advanced threats
  • Serve as an active and consistent participant in the information security governance process
  • Interprets, analyses, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with Computer Network Directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events.
  • Work with the Head of Information Security to develop budget projections based on short- and long-term goals and objectives.


Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-02-16
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Job Role: Other
Company Industry: Banking

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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