Information Security Officer, Consultant

Kite & Key is looking for an experienced Information Security Officer / Cyber Security ConsultantThe role (available on a part-time or consultant basis) would be responsible for protecting the organization's IT infrastructure, devices, networks, and data. More granularly, he/she is responsible for preventing data breaches and monitoring and reacting to attacks.


  • Assess the company's current security infrastructure
  • Develop standard monitoring and maintenance programs for ensuring maximum protection against potential threats
  • Ensuring staff hardware and software is protected in remote and hybrid environment
  • Outline guidelines, procedures, and best practices for data and file management / sharing to be distributed staffwide
  • Implement additional security features and software as needed
  • Oversee ongoing IT, cybersecurity, and risk management programs based on industry-accepted systems
  • Communicate vulnerabilities, suggestions, and critical updates to senior team on a regular basis
  • Develop and implement data loss protection procedures and practices
  • Prepare annualized budget proposal for infosec-related costs

Experience and skills:

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience managing threats to security, establishing protocols for identifying and neutralizing threats, and maintaining updated anti-virus software to block threats
  • Background in website hosting, backup services, Microsoft 365, Network Attached Storage (NAS), WordPress security landscape, DNS routing, firewall, CDN, malware monitoring, outage reporting, etc.
  • Experience with PII and consumer protection services (via e-commerce)
  • Knowledge of hybrid work environment with PCs and Macs — for staffers who work remotely across the U.S.

To be considered for this role, please make sure to do the following:

Submit your resume and a cover letter that demonstrates your familiarity with Kite & Key, addresses availability (e.g., contract or retainer terms), and describes your skill set as related to the experience and skill section above.

Please send this information to [email protected].

Salary range depends on part-time vs. consultant status (i.e., hours available) and experience level

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