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Information Security Analyst

University of Reading
Contract Type
£39,324 to £48,327 per annum
Expiry Date
The IT team is looking to expand its provision of information security services, to meet the future needs of the University, by building a security capability in terms of identifying and classifying risks and communicating new ways of working.

Job Description

The role of Information Security Analyst is to provide expert security guidance to IT and the wider University to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of digital information assets. 

You will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of information security frameworks, standards, and best-practice
  • Knowledge of security accreditations (e.g. Cyber Essentials or ISO27000 series)
  • Experience in information security risk management
  • Thorough understanding of best practice relating to incident and IT security management
  • Strong information security skills including analysis of risks and analysis of security threats

The University of Reading is an exciting and vibrant place to work where there are opportunities to get involved with a wide variety of work, from corporate systems to high profile research groups, and from the museums and archives to a working farm. The University offers a generous holiday allowance of 26 days, and 6 days of extended closure around Christmas and Easter. There is a good pension scheme, onsite gym and childcare and a vibrant community offering the opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of interests.


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