Information Security

With the increased threat and potential global impact that hacking, viruses, spam, trojans and spyware can cause, it is no surprise that the Information Security sector has become of prime importance to IT strategy. From its conception in the labs of GCHQ, information security now has a key function in every organisation and industry, protecting companies and individuals from a new and constantly evolving cyber menace.

This has produced the essential need for the professional IT Security consultant, one that is highly qualified and trained to foresee, advise, uncover and protect against these dangers. With industry expert consultants and researchers, Ascent Sourcing has deep exposure and years of experience within this field, and consequently is well known and recommended to the leading senior professionals in this sector.

Ascent Sourcing works with several well known companies in the market place to provide specialists (many of whom holding SC or DV Government clearance) in areas such as:

  • Penetration Testing (Application and Network)
  • BS7799 Policy
  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention
  • MOD Security (JSP 440 / 442, HMG InfoSec Standards, SyOPs , Manual of Protective Security, ADS, Orange Book)
  • Cryptography
  • Encryption
  • PKI
  • Data Protection
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Computer Forensics
  • Incident Response

Within this area Ascent Sourcing targets candidates that have qualifications such as:

  • MSc in security
  • CISSP
  • CISM
  • CLAS
  • CHECK
  • SANS
  • GIAC
  • CLEF

Examples of recent search assignments closed include:

  • Security Director - Big 4
  • Head of Identity and Access management - Software Integration Consultancy
  • Head of Security Services (Aerospace & Defence) - Global Outsourcing Corporation
  • Security Response Manager - Telco
  • Check Team Leader - Boutique Penetration Testing Company
  • CLAS Consultant - Global Consultancy
Information Security