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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Company: Trustero, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

About Us:
Trustero uses AI and automation to help teams achieve and maintain information security and privacy compliance. With our commitment to excellence, we have become a trusted partner for businesses of all sizes, including large enterprises. As we continue to expand, we are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to lead our efforts in securing our systems, data, and operations.
Position Overview:
As the CISO of Trustero, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the security and compliance of our organization, products, and services. You will be accountable for our internal security and GRC programs, partner with the go-to-market and product management teams to cater to enterprise customers' unique needs, establish thought leadership in the GRC space, and influence external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will bring deep expertise in cybersecurity, GRC, and a proven track record of building and securing SaaS platforms.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Internal Security Program: Take ownership of the development and maintenance of Trustero's internal security program, implementing best practices to protect sensitive data and maintain a secure operating environment.
  • Internal GRC Program: Lead the development and management of Trustero's internal governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) program, ensuring alignment with industry standards and regulations.
  • Business Development Partnership: Collaborate closely with the go-to-market team to identify, engage, and support enterprise customers. Leverage your security expertise to assist in business development efforts, including participating in customer meetings, presentations, and proposal development.
  • Product Management Partnership: Work closely with the product management team to ensure that Trustero's SaaS product aligns seamlessly with the evolving needs of enterprise customers. Provide insights and guidance to shape product development, enhancements, and feature prioritization.
  • Thought Leadership: Establish Trustero as a thought leader in the GRC space by actively participating in industry events, conferences, and publishing articles or whitepapers on relevant topics.
  • External Influence: Build relationships and collaborate with external stakeholders in the GRC community to influence and shape industry standards and practices.
  • Incident Response: Develop and manage an incident response plan, including coordination during security incidents or breaches.
  • Security Monitoring: Implement and oversee a robust security monitoring and threat detection system, including regular vulnerability assessments.
  • Team Leadership: Build and lead high-performing cybersecurity and GRC teams, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and security awareness.
  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute a strategic cybersecurity roadmap that aligns with Trustero's business objectives.Why Join Us:
  • Opportunity to lead and shape the cybersecurity strategy of a forward-thinking SaaS startup.
  • Competitive compensation package and equity opportunities.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the GRC landscape.
  • Career growth and development opportunities as the company expands.
    If you are a cybersecurity expert with a passion for GRC, thought leadership, and a drive to secure Trustero and our enterprise customers, we invite you to apply for the role of Chief Information Security Officer. Help us build a safer future for Trustero and the businesses we serve.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Trustero is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Security, or a related field or equivalent experience.
    • Extensive experience in leading cybersecurity efforts, with a focus on securing SaaS platforms.
    • Deep understanding of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) principles and practices.
    • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity best practices, risk management, and regulatory compliance.
    • Proven ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management and go-to-market teams.
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to convey complex security concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Track record of thought leadership and influence in the GRC space, including participation in industry associations and events.
    • CISSP or similar certifications or equivalent experience

Keywords: Trustero, Inc., Palo Alto , Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Executive , Palo Alto, California

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