Fortress Information Security

Director, Third Party Risk Management

2 months ago(10/11/2017 4:55 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Cyber Security
Regular Full-Time


At Fortress, we go beyond our clients’ traditional perimeter by applying our risk mitigation technology platform — powered by security researchers, engineers, consultants, analysts and legal experts. When you engage Fortress to secure your internet, you are unleashing a multifaceted team of experts who are ready to Understand, Visualize, and Identify Risks in your perimeter. Fortress partners with clients, addressing their most complex cyber-vulnerability questions and boosting their overall security resilience.


  • Cyber Strategy, Governance, Risk Management & Compliance
  • Engage leaders from Technology and the business to understand and prioritize cybersecurity risks through formal risk assessments
  • Maintain a security strategy that incorporates business and technology objectives and outputs from risk assessments
  • Develop and maintain roadmaps and budgets
  • Create tools for regular reporting of the security program, activities and progress across all areas including Secure Design & Architecture and Security Operations
  • Build processes and tools to provide the business visibility of cybersecurity risks and drive accountability
  • Assist in development and maintenance of policies, standards, processes, and procedures to assess, monitor, report, escalate and remediate risk and compliance issues
  • Educate and advise technology and business executives as needed on technology risk and compliance issues as well as appropriate mitigation strategies and approaches related to security and risk management
  • Responsible for managing customer compliance programs, which may include PCI, NIST, HIPAA, FFIEC and various state regulations 
  • Help customers to promote a cyber security aware culture by developing and launching a creative and engaging awareness program
  • Mature and formalize a third party risk program
  • Work to identify and cultivate strong relationships with members of the organization outside of Technology
  • Maintain and spread awareness of trends in the threat landscape
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for cybersecurity maturity reviews performed on customers 
  • Liaise with other departments to integrate security into key organizational processes
  • Travel - 25-30%


  • Professional certification in information security (for example, CISSP, CISM or CISA) required
  • Minimum six (6) years of information security experience in increasingly responsible roles required
  • Must have well developed change management skills; be effective in working across organizational boundaries to build a case for changes, and to execute on the change plan - from strategy through to ongoing operation and process improvement
  • Experienced in, and able to formulate, the cost effectiveness benefit of security initiatives in the context of overall business risk mitigation and the company's operational objectives
  • Must possess great oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recognized security industry standards and leading practices (e.g., SANS 20, PCI, OWASP, NIST)
  • Demonstrated understanding of technological trends and developments in the areas of information security, risk management, web architectures and cloud computing.
  • Experience working with teams and presenting to customers


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