• United States



Job Post: CISO

Jan 28, 20082 mins

CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER (CISO) RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA Salary range $94,411 to $129,816 plus excellent benefits. Riverside is the 16th largest county in the U.S. (population over 2 million) and, for more than a decade, has been one of the nation’s fastest growing counties. It continues to be among the most affordable housing markets in Southern California. The County has 18,000 employees with 200 IT professionals. The current CISO budget is over $1.2 million with 7 staff, and this will increase to more than $1.8 million with 10 staff in FY2008/09.  

Requires a relevant bachelor’s degree (additional experience may substitute for some education); master’s degree preferred. Should have at least 10 years IT management experience, including 5 years in information security (5 years as a County Information Security Analyst III with management experience may substitute). Must have experience with firewalls (PIX/Border Manager), anti-virus (McAfee/Norton), Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), virtual private networks (VPN), remote access systems (RAS), public key infrastructure (PKI), encryption (3DES), digital certificates (Versign, Entrust), routers (CISCO IOS), sniffers (Network Associates), distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS), biometrics, DMZ/Transaction Zones, business continuity planning, auditing, HIPAA and related regulatory compliance requirements, risk management, contract and vendor negotiation, and physical security. Must possess and maintain current certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) within guidelines established by (ISC)². Certification as a TruSecure ICSA Certified Security Associate (TISCA) is desired. Having worked in a decentralized organization would be a plus. A detailed Recruitment Brochure can be found at

Apply by February 25, 2008 to:

Norm Roberts, Roberts Consulting Group, phone (760) 200-4343, fax (760) 200-4395

or e-mail

EEO/ADA. Female, minority and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply.