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Senior Information Security Analyst in White Plains, NY at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

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Argus Overview

Argus Information and Advisory Services is a Verisk Analytics Company (NASDAQ: VRSK), and the leading provider of analytics, information and solutions to consumer banks and their regulators.  Argus helps its clients maximize the value of data and analytics to allocate and align resources to strategic objectives, manage and mitigate risk (default, fraud, funding and compliance), and optimize financial objectives.

Our professionals have substantial industry knowledge, typically greater than fifteen years of experience, in providing solutions to the financial services sector.  We are known for our unique ability to blend the highly technical, data-centered aspects of our projects with expert communication and business knowledge.

We maintain offices in New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Sydney and London, and employ approximately 275 professionals.


Join a growing team of Information Security professionals capable of supporting the increasingly complex aspects of data management and security at Argus.  This role will expose the successful candidate to all facets of the function, including maintaining policies and procedures, staff education, systems monitoring, responding to security-review questionnaires and managing client and vendor audits.


Responsibilities include:

  • Interface and respond to information security questionnaires and audits with regulatory agencies, clients and other parties, and the implementation of remediation plans
  • Manage internal client requests for information and annual responses concerning Argus’s security posture
  • Monitor Argus systems, logs, physical security and ensure compliance with Argus security policies
  • Conduct on-site audits of vendors, including evaluation of performance against financial industry standards, drafting annual reviews, and creating remediation plans
  • Report to department and company leadership concerning residual risk, vulnerabilities, and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance
  • Collaborate on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project lifecycle
  • Facilitate and support planning, due diligence and contract review for clients and vendors


Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum of four (4) years of information security experience in a financial or healthcare institution, or vendor supporting such institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of information risks, concepts, principles and industry standards, including: NIST, PCI, ISO 27001, HIPAA/HITECH and OWASP
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and technologies
  • Experience developing, documenting, and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, associated network protocols and concepts
  • Must have a proven track record of excellent research and analytical skills
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
    • Cross-team functionality essential to understand business needs for existing clients and new vendors


This position is a fantastic opportunity to work for a fast growing company. We offer a competitive base salary plus bonus along with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, and 401(k) savings plan.


Argus Information and Advisory Services is an equal opportunity employer.