SVP, Cyber Security
Frontier® Communications provides communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 25 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its FiOS® and Vantage™ fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.
The Senior Vice President, Cyber Security provides leadership and guidance necessary for Frontier Communications to manage the risks to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the organization's intellectual property and technology assets, including customer, business partner, employee, network, and business information. Dedicated to cyber security, and risk, and compliance, this position is responsible for the development and enforcement of Frontier’s cyber security and compliance policy and strategy, and Frontier’s adherence to legal requirements and technical standards.
- Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise cyber security and IT risk management program including establishing and maintaining security policies, standards, and guidelines, and implementing processes and procedures to ensure an acceptable risk level is maintained.
- Review and approve security and compliance policies and controls to manage risk, such as but not limited to, data loss prevention, identity and access management, fraud prevention, intrusion and penetration management, privacy and compliance and business continuity planning.
- Lead a team of cyber security professionals who investigate possible cyber-crime or data breaches and monitor information security risks.
- Identify and approve the selection and design of security, compliance, and quality assurance processes, systems, tools, and devices, and maintain ongoing support and currency of such processes, systems, tools, and devices.
- Oversee incident response planning as it pertains to the security and compliance landscape.
- Maintain current understanding of security standards and regulations and ensure compliance with the changing laws and applicable regulations; translate that knowledge to the identification of risks and actionable plans to protect the business.
- Develop and publish fact and data-driven reporting of security threats and incidents.
- Schedule periodic security audits and penetration tests and track remediation of all issues identified.
- Ensure that security policies and procedures are communicated to all employees and compliance is enforced.
- Develop and oversee security training of all employees.
- Develop and oversee a security communication plan.
- Work closely with Legal and Procurement on security-specific language in vendor contracts to ensure vendors and suppliers are contractually obligated to have or establish, and maintain for the life of the contract, at industry-standard security program processes and controls when Frontier sensitive data is involved in the business process.
- Partner with the business stakeholders within the organization to raise awareness of risk management concerns.
- Assist with the overall business technology planning, providing current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems.
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems/Technology, Computer Science, or appropriate Engineering discipline.
- Professional security management certification.
- Eight to 12 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security, and IT jobs.
- Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST.
- Must be an excellent communicator and influencer to communicate risk to appropriate parties and to influence the organizational leadership to make risk-based decisions.
- Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams.
- Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management including managed services.
- Specific experience in Agile (scaled) software development or other best-in-class development practices.
- Experience with cloud computing/elastic computing across virtualized environments.
Frontier Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.