Data Protection & AI Security Manager - Location Negotiable
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Accenture is a global collective of innovators whose aim is to
improve the way the world works and lives. Empowered with
innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of
diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that
disrupts conventional practices. And we are looking to add an
experienced Data & AI Security Manager to an already outstanding
Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect,
respond to, and recover, at all points of the security lifecycle.
We hire the very best security talent and arm them with the coolest
tools and latest tech so they can help our clients build resilience
as we create integrated, customized turnkey solutions. We blend
risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application
security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire
You Are passionate about security, love what you do and have a
genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to
analyze a clients' security posture, anticipate security
requirements and help find right-sized solutions based on industry
leading practices. You have a proven track record working
successfully in a fast-paced, agile environment. You're a creative,
analytical problem solver with above average documentation skills
who can speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You
are eager to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients
inject security at every level of their organization. The Data & AI
Security Manager is required to grow Accenture's security offerings
related to data and AI security, with a focus on data protection
capabilities. The Data Security Manager should be able to
understand, communicate, and implement end-to-end data security
programs that include capabilities such as:
Data Protection Strategy and Governance: The manager would ideally
help organizations define a comprehensive strategy for data
protection. This includes setting up governance models, considering
risk management frameworks, and aligning with relevant laws and
Data Protection Reporting & Analytics; Insider Threat Integration:
Skills in generating reports and analytics on data protection
activities are valued. The manager should ideally be able to
integrate these insights into an organization's broader security
measures, such as monitoring for insider threats.
Secure Data Management: The manager should have an understanding of
how to handle data securely throughout its lifecycle-from creation
and storage to use and deletion.
Data Loss Prevention (DLP): The manager should be conversant with
DLP technologies and approaches. This involves setting up policies
and solutions aimed at preventing unauthorized access and sharing
of sensitive data.
Microsoft Security: The manager should have familiarity with
Microsoft Security technologies, including but not limited to
Microsoft Purview Information Protection, Microsoft Defender for
Endpoint DLP, and Microsoft 365 Compliance Center.
Data Classification and Information Rights Management (IRM) /
Digital Rights Management (DRM): The manager might facilitate the
classification of data based on its sensitivity levels and look
into implementing IRM/DRM solutions that manage data usage and
sharing in line with organizational policies.
CASB/ZTNA/SASE Data Protection: Familiarity with Cloud Access
Security Brokers (CASB), Zero Trust Network Architecture (ZTNA),
and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) would be beneficial for
safeguarding data in various environments including the cloud and
remote work settings.
The following areas are also valued and can provide added depth to
the role of a Data Security Manager:
Data Discovery: Familiarity with cataloging, tagging, and
monitoring sensitive data types for enhancing data visibility and
control would be of value to the role.
Trust Solutions (Privacy): Experience with managing data subject
access requests and implementing privacy governance models for
strengthening compliance measures would be beneficial to the
Data Security Architecture: Understanding how to integrate data
protection measures, key management, and data de-identification
into an architectural framework for bolstering an organization's
overall security posture would be advantageous to the role.
Key Responsibilities may include :
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with key client
- Manage Data Security delivery programs consisting of multiple
workstreams, phases, or releases, including financials and
- Ability to lead security consultants and security analysts.
- Drive Data Security and Data Protection opportunities, including
solution planning, deal shaping, estimating, and pricing
- Support Data Security proposal development and sales/marketing
- Lead Data Security and Data Protection strategy, roadmap, and
- Maintain relationships with technology vendors to develop
- Minimum of 5 years of data security experience designing and
implementing data security capabilities that involve data
- Minimum of 5 years of experience assessing or building programs
in data protection, including strategy, governance, and
- Minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience with Data Security
vendors, product capabilities, and solutions that focus on Data
Protection and not limited to Data Loss Prevention, Rights
Management, Data Classification, and Data Privacy
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent minimum 12 years work
experience. (If Associate's degree must have minimum 6 years work
- Security professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA,
CIPP or ISO 27001
- Experience leading business development and sales capture
- Experience providing consulting services to Fortune /Global
Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will
vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client
Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of
factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific
office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As
required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of
compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado,
New York or Washington as set forth below.
Information on benefits is here.
California $93,400 to $258,500
Colorado $93,400 to $223,300
New York $86,500 to $258,500
Washington $99,500 to $237,800
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