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The Business Information Security Officer (BISO) is the primary point of contact and leading subject matter expert
within the region for Equifax India, primarily covering all matters of information security, governance and regulatory
compliance at an executive level.
You will be responsible for the continuous protection over all businesses digital assets, working closely with senior
leaders, team leads and business function members to ensure adoption of Group security control practices as well as
adherence to RBI regulations are applied and effective for Equifax India. Furthermore, you will play a strong role in
the overall transformation delivery driving the right outcomes for security measures within the business journey.
In this role, you will drive and deliver overall Group Security information security posture management through the
delivery of key information security services, advise on and deliver mitigation strategies and own/ address RBI
regulatory requirements, on security matters, within a continuous focus & strategic mindset.
The BISO provides management reporting, engages with the local management leadership as an extended member
and sets visibility, as well as adherence overview, to the CISO of AU/NZ and within function domain leads across the
Group Security structure.

Key Deliverables:

● Develop and maintain in depth understanding of Business Unit / COE processes,
systems, technologies, data, customers, consumers, partners to own the security
lifecycle of all assets and the level of adherence and compliance to both Group
security measures and regulations.
● Act as the primary local security contact / adviser for the Country lead and their IT,
Architecture, Operations, HR, Finance, Legal and other local personnel
● Partner with local Compliance, HR, Legal, IT resources to achieve effective working
relationships that can further the effectiveness of the Security requirements
● Assist with the overall business technology planning and transformation,
providing a security direction/leadership and subject matter guidance inclusive of
Group Security control measures, regulatory and privacy adherence and industry
best practice.
● Communicate, oversee and carryout technical implementations of security
solutions required to meet business objectives
● Proactively identify nonconformity and areas of potential improvement and
facilitate development of pragmatic solutions to address issues, utilizing the
security assessments and observations processes
● Engage with clients and customers as needed to assist the business to achieve its
objectives with pre and post sales activities (e.g. explain our security program,
support external audits, support bids/RFP process, assist in customer
communication of security incidents, etc.)
● Participate in BU related conferences, client facing engagement, industry forums
to represent the Security program
● Provide regular and timely reporting on the status of information security across
the BU / COE
● Provide escalation path for security issues, incidents and inquiries
● Work with Incident Response and Crisis Management teams on effective and
timely resolution of security incidents; assist with investigations as needed
● Advise Security Leadership in decision making for and affecting the assigned


● Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Comp Science preferred / Masters in
Information Technology
● Certifications – CISSP, CISM or related certifications
● 12 – 15 years’ experience in Banking Domain, preferably in a Bureau
● Good exposure of dealing with regulatory, preferable RBI

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:

● Excellent communication/presentation skills
● Ability to translate technical/security issues to business users
● Ability to independently influence others in order to achieve objectives
● Self-motivated, willingness to take on challenges and adaptability to change and
manage changing priorities
● A solid understanding of security best practices and international standards such
as ISO2700 and PCI DSS
● Demonstrable experience of driving operational implementation of policies and
processes across business units
● Knowledge and experience of Information Security Risk and Security governance
● Understanding of risks in banking/ financial services sector will be an added
● 10 – 15 years of security experience
● Experience working in matrix environment with globally diverse team members
● Works under general supervisions

Personal Qualities:

● Thoughtful and deliberate approach to problem solving
● Good judgment and integrity, follow through on commitments
● Team player and collaborator, commits to success of others.
● Exhibits self-motivation, driven to achieve excellence
● Results Focused. Focuses on the critical objectives that add the most value and

delivers results that meet or exceed expectations
● Relentlessly seeks, shares and adopts ideas and best practices in and outside the
company and embraces change introduced by others
● Process driven, eye for detail

Primary Location: IND-Mumbai-Equifax Credit Information Services

Function: Function – Security Governance and Compliance

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