Cybersecurity Data Security Consultant

at Kforce Technology
Location Round Rock, TX
Date Posted November 11, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor



Kforce is seeking a full-time Cybersecurity Data Security Consultant to remotely support our enterprise technology client based in Austin, TX.

Job Overview:

  • The Cybersecurity Data Security Consultant reports to the company's Cybersecurity Enterprise Security Architecture Team, with dotted-line reporting to the Cybersecurity Data Protection Strategist and with responsibility to help modernize the Cybersecurity Data Protection Program
  • As a data security subject matter expert, this individual will liaise with internal stakeholders and business users, performing a gap analysis of business use cases and existing access and data security controls
  • The Data Security Consultant is expected to leverage results of the gap analysis to propose enhancements to tools, techniques and processes, influencing the overall data security strategy and roadmap


  • In this role, the Cybersecurity Data Security Consultant engages with business partners and other internal stakeholders on cross-functional teams, performing gap analysis against existing access and data security controls for structured and unstructured environments
  • Create and maintain risk register / log of data security gaps and data-centric business process flows
  • Help devise and recommend data security strategy, roadmap and program-related items to the Cybersecurity Data Protection Strategist and with other leaders across the organization, based on results of gap analysis
  • The Cybersecurity Data Security Consultant collaborates with GRC team on the implementation and maturation of security controls against industry-recognized security frameworks and standards such as NIST CSF, NIST 800-53 and ISO 2700x
  • Create documentation and brief leadership on current data security risks as it pertains to enterprise sensitive data
  • Creates and presents business case proposals for investment as needed
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