CBS Corporation Director, Information Security in New York, New York

Director, Information Security

REF#: 27056


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit


The Director, Information Security for CBS Radio will be a major contributor to the CBS Radio Information Technology Group, responsible for leading the management of CBS Radio’s information security program. The position requires an experienced security practitioner with exceptional business acumen and technical knowledge and an ability to operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Reporting to the SVP of Information Technology, the position is responsible for managing CBS Radio’s information security practices, leading development and execution of information security strategies, implementing technical solutions and acting as the security subject matter expert for CBS Radio.


  • Ensure the development, testing and implementation of appropriate security plans, products and control techniques. Help identify protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with the corporate strategic plan.

  • Guide CBS Radio leadership and managers on information security strategy, architecture design and incident response, proactively addressing the needs of the internal client community in order to consistently meet or exceed defined levels of security.

  • Coordinate information security initiatives with IT, Legal and Privacy stakeholders.

  • Act as the liaison between CBS Radio Information Technology and CBS Radio stakeholders, coordinating the research, evaluation, design, testing, and implementation of new or improved information security software or systems.

  • Coordinate vulnerability assessements of deployed software applications and enterprise systems, to include penetration testing, architecture reviews and patch management.

  • Assist in the evaluation of outsourced/third-party technologies as related to the management, transmittal, protection and storage of corporate data.


Skills/Experience Required:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience required, with proven knowledge of security architecture design, network security, mobile security, vulnerability management, and threat intelligence/analysis.

  • Deep knowledge of security policies, regulations, and compliance issues.

  • Strong ability to translate complex IT and security challenges and issues into business risks.

  • Proven expertise with performing security assessments and recommending security solutions to assist with improvement of security infrastructure.

  • Solid understanding of the information security landscape, including emerging threats and security solutions.

  • Confident communication skills and ability to provide regular management program/project breifings.

  • Comfortable working in a matrixed organization and ability to work in a collaborative environment across business and technology teams.

  • Proficient in project management disciplines and processes.

  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO 27001, COBIT, NIST or PCI DSS.

  • Relevant industry-accepted security certifications ( CISSP, SANS, etc.) a plus.

  • Willingness to travel.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relate field.

  • Master’s degree a plus.




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