Director, CyberSecurity

Cybersecurity Director is a senior-level role with lots of responsibilities. They are not just information technology experts, they also have managerial duties and need to have excellent communication skills since they must interact with C-level employees, those they manage, vendors, and sometimes clients.

The job description of a Director, Cybersecurity can include the following:


  • In charge of the cyber security department that oversees the security of an organization’s network and electronic data.
  • Implement protocols to ensure security.
  • Manage and train a team that prevents and combats cyber security threats.
  • Assess the costs and benefits of new projects and justify operating costs.
  • Negotiate with vendors for the best possible deals for the organization’s technology.
  • Prepare written reports and give verbal presentations regarding security matters.

Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Technologies, or any combination of relevant experience or education
  • Certifications required to perform and execute required security tasks.
  • Management experience.
  • Work experience in the information technology and security fields.
  • High aptitude for math.
  • Carefully honed detection skills.
  • Experience working on and maintaining computer equipment.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail.