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Job description

    Company Info

    Working in Legal & General is about being there for our customers. We're available should the worst happen and we work together to drive social and financial equality across the UK. This is an exciting time to join us as we embark on a transformation journey that brings innovation, technology and design to the fore of our business.

    Department Info

    From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms - our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

    Job Duties

    The primary responsibility of the Information Security Analyst is to support network security and information protection processes and technology for Legal & General to protect data through its lifecycle. This includes data monitoring and protection (DLP and endpoint protection), information lifecycle management (information classification and handling) and enterprise key management.
    • Support the implementation and management of network security processes such as firewall infrastructure change management, web filtering and network access controls to help ensure Legal and General policies and standards are effectively applied
    • Engage with the business to identify and manage their information protection requirements as an input into the development and management of DLP policies
    • Provide support to the digital operations team and incident management personnel for the investigation and resolution of information protection events in order to ensure that any incidents are managed in a timely and effective manner
    • Identify new technologies which can help the organisation and aid in the information protection programme; and review, test and determine true value and practicality of these proposed technologies
    • Deliver and maintain an information classification scheme across the organisation to support the discovery, classification, archival / storage, destruction and disposal of information (both physically and electronically) in line with its business value
    • Support the deployment of mobile device management solutions including technologies for remote wipe and encryption of mobile devices to help ensure Legal & General mobile assets are protected
    • Oversee vendors responsible for configuration and management of information protection technologies including data loss prevention and endpoint protection, and ensure they meet contractually defined Service Level Agreements

    Skills Required

    • Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification (CISSP, CISM, GIAC or equivalent) strongly preferred
    • Member of IISP or have the qualification, skills and experience to become a member
    • Industry certifications for enterprise-level data loss prevention tools preferred such as Symantec CSP in Data Protection, Certified McAfee Security Specialist (CMSS - DLP), Websense Data Security Suite (DSS) Professional
    • Knowledge of various data protection technologies such as Data Masking, Data Encryption, DLP, Key Management
    • Knowledge of various endpoint tools and technologies
    • Organised with a proven ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines, and utilise time effectively
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Prior work experience in information security is essential
    • Prior work experience in information protection
    • Experience in designing, developing, implementing and managing a data protection or data privacy programme


    Whatever your role, Legal & General rewards ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after things that matter to you.

    Our employees have a wide range of benefits including:

    • A generous pension scheme
    • Life assurance
    • 27 holiday days
    • Private medical insurance
    • Performance related bonuses
    • A variety of share schemes
    • Discounts on high street and our own great products

    Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Network Security
Hove, UK Show on map
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