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Job Description

The Information Security Lead Consultant will be a key resource in identifying and securing the enterprise’s information assets through assessing risk associated with suppliers doing business with Allstate Insurance. This role will provide transparency on information security risk and enable the business to make informed, risk-based decisions that improve the security posture. This resource will be expected to participate in extensive client interactions relating to technical, procedural, and documentation controls with a wide range of technology-based and business functions and will be able to drive problem resolution and implement effective mechanisms to track and report on security risks.


Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with the Allstate Procurement and Privacy teams to align strategy/approach to reduce supplier risk and obtain compliance effectively.
  • Identify and recommend appropriate measures to manage and mitigate supplier risks and reduce potential impacts on information resources to an acceptable level.
  • Ensure the strategic alignment of information security with business strategy to support organizational objectives.
  • Facilitate regular onsite security assessments of suppliers to assess information security risk.
  • Identify and recommend appropriate measures to manage and mitigate supplier risks and reduce potential impacts on information resources to an acceptable level.
  • Work with suppliers to remediate the risks identified during the information security assessments.
  • Document and communicate risk assessments and results in a manner that allows all readers across the enterprise to understand the risk.
  • Partner with all areas of the business, including Privacy, Legal, Procurement, IT, and business partners.
  • Serve as client liaison as needed on matters pertaining to Risk Management.
  • Promote and consult on the positions that help strengthen and secure the organization by either following standards or helping direct others on technology positions.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the organization's information asset protection policies and procedures, and information technology best practices.
  • Participate in and lead new projects as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Require a minimum of 5 years of IT security or IT Audit experience and College degree
  • CISSP, CISA, or CISM, or other industry certification or expected completion of certification within 1 year of hire
  • Knowledge of CobIT, ISO, and NIST
  • Strong understanding of IT security best practices
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to tailor communication style to audience at hand
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-directed, works with minimal guidance, and recognizes when guidance needed
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio)

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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