Abbott Cyber Risk Management Senior Manager in Waukegan, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

Oversee Cybersecurity operations to conceptualize, design, and build secure technical solutions, including applications, systems, architectures, and infrastructure that are operationally viable and efficient. Ensure appropriate leveraging of security products and technologies to protect the organization's systems and information and enable achievement of the organization's objectives. Manage and design innovative integration of cybersecurity toolsets to enable more automated discovery, remediation, and alerting of network and device vulnerabilities, as a means of improving the security posture. Oversee the analysis of emerging technologies and design and build architectures and solutions to enable secure implementation of new technologies. Manage the development of policy and standards.

Main Responsibilities

•Lead a risk-based cyber security program which meets regulatory requirements and aligns with industry leading information security practices.

•Lead threat identification and mitigation activities using industry leading security controls and tools sets.

•Advance the Company’s cyber threat and vulnerability management program to ensure consistent identification, analysis, response, and monitoring of cyber security threats, events, and vulnerabilities.

•Assess threats to the business and deploy countermeasures for those threats.

•Collaborate with business units, application development teams, and third-party vendors to achieve program requirements while enabling the business.

•Apply technical knowledge to protect the Company against cyber threats (e.g., knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, data loss prevention solutions, endpoint protections, log aggregation technology and other leading-edge security technologies).

•Facilitate cross team coordination to achieve defined security goals as well as meet technical requirements in support of detailed implementation plans for security projects.

•Lead security projects to ensure the timely, on budget, and effective implementation of cyber security improvements that are operationally supported with validation methods in place to measure effectiveness.

•Direct assessment of cyber security incidents to identify the root cause, respond, and recover the environment.

•Establish strategies, policy and standards to protect company information and technology assets.

•Manage capital and operational expense budgets to ensure accurate forecasting and administration.

•Develop and execute strategies which develop individual team member skills and abilities.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree: Information Security, Risk, or IT Management, Computer Science, or related field

Master’s Degree: Preferred

Experience:

• Possess CISSP certification (or similar) and be knowledgeable of national and international regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO, SOX, BASEL II, EU DPD, HIPAA, and PCI DSS.

• Experience with implementation and operational use of GRC toolsets (Governance Risk and Compliance).

• Requires strong analytical skills, business intelligence, effective communication, interpersonal skills, organizational intelligence, relationship management, the ability to make meaningful decisions based on sound judgement, and the ability to work effectively with a variety of roles from Executive Management to Security Analysts.

JOB FAMILY:

Information Risk & Quality Assurance

DIVISION:

GIS Global Information Services

LOCATION:

United States > Waukegan : J46 Floor-2

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 25 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

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We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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