Chief Information Security Officer


Reporting to the Chief Data Officer (CDO), the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) provides leadership and oversight in the strategic planning, execution, and assessment of Rady Children’s Hospital information security strategies, policies, procedures and guiding practices to be implemented at Rady Children’s Hospital. Responsible for leadership and oversight in the strategic planning, execution and assessment of RCHSD’s Information security strategies, policies, procedures, and guiding practices to be implemented at RCHSD. Responsible for establishing and maintaining a comprehensive company wide information security program to insure that information assets are adequately protected against current, future, internal and external threats. The position is responsible for developing, identifying, directing, coordinating, evaluating, and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements while enabling the company to develop an anticipatory response to minimize information security risk and breach events. The CISO position acts as the key liaison and focal point in the company for all information security communications and projects.


Bachelor’s Degree

10 years general Information Technology experience

5 years Information Security experience

Certified IS Security Professional

Certified Information Security Manager

Strong knowledge of technology and IT industry, standards, trends and best practices

Security certification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Strong understanding of IT Service Management (ITIL/ISO 20000)


Master’s Degree

Experience managing staff, including hiring, training, and developing staff, assigning tasks, evaluation performance, etc.

Three (3) years in IT management and some Health Care related background in Information Security

Strong project management skills


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