CBS Corporation VP Information Security in New York, New York

VP Information Security

REF#: 31262


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


The Vice President, Global Information Security Operations will be a leader in the CBS Information Security Group, responsible for corporate-wide efforts to develop, implement and manage security solutions for CBS’s diverse portfolio of media businesses. One of three vice presidents reporting to the Chief Information Risk Officer, the position is responsible for managing CBS’ information security practices, leading development and execution of information security strategies with the business, and participating in shaping the vision for a growing information security organization. The position requires an experienced security practitioner with exceptional business acumen and technical knowledge, to ensure the efficiency and value of both new and existing initiatives.


  • Oversee staff responsible for Threat and Incident Response, Forensics, Vulnerability Assessment and Architecture. This includes hiring, training, talent development and performance management.

  • 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 business units 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.

  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, and plan implementation of new or improved information security software or systems.


Skills/Experience Required:

  • The incumbent must possess deep expertise in information security.

  • 15+ years of relevant experience required leading a security discipline within large organizations.

  • Proven record of delivering business critical projects within challenging time frames, multiple stakeholders groups and competing priorities.

  • Deep technical knowledge of security tools, applications and processes.

  • Working knowledge of Windows, Mac and Linux based systems.

  • Proven ability to manage multi-dimensional projects.

  • Proven ability to lead change and work collaboratively with others in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

  • Master’s degree a plus.

  • Require one of the following certification: CISSP, CISM, CISA or industry equivalent

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