17 Mar 2023

Cyber Security Specialist- Email Security at KCB Bank Kenya

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Job Description

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya – incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 – and all KCB’s regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies. The holding company was set up to among other things to enhance the Group’s capacity to access unrestricted capital and also enable investment in new ventures outside banking regulations, achieve operational and strategic autonomy for the Group’s operating entities and enhance corporate governance across the Group and oversight in management of subsidiaries.


The Cyber Security Specialist, Email Security is responsible for maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of the organization’s data while in use, in motion and in situ, through preventing, detecting, and resolving security threats to KCB Group email and collaboration systems. The holder is also responsible for the deployment, testing and maintenance of security solutions for email and collaboration infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administer, optimize, and support the Bank’s email security solutions, perimeter email security and collaboration security solutions in compliance with the Bank’s policies and standards.
  • Collaborate with the Cybersecurity Intelligence and Security Operations Centre (CiSOC) in the continuous monitoring and defence of the Bank’s email infrastructure for cybersecurity threat indicators, assist to detect, report, and respond to email security violations/incidents.
  • Appropriately and practically defend the Bank’s email and collaboration deployment infrastructure, in accordance with established policies, procedures, guidelines and practices.
  • Develop Email Security Policies and Minimum-Security Configuration Baseline Standards in line with industry best practices and technologies commensurate with risk and regulatory requirements and implementing the same cost effectively.
  • Define, create, and deliver compliance reports and relevant metrics in Email and Collaboration security to senior management, utilizing automation as deemed fit.
  • Provide technical email and collaboration security related support to projects from inception through to successful implementation in a bid to ensure that email security and collaboration security is built in from project inception.
  • Drive the adoption and enforcement of email and collaboration security standards (such as DKIM, SPF and DMARC), working collaboratively with other Cyber Security specialists and Technology teams to identify, implement and monitor such security solutions.
  • Conduct continuous audit of security configuration of all email and collaboration infrastructure to provide optimum security, performance, and availability.
  • Provide input into Cyber Security risk and control self-assessments by leveraging specialized knowledge in email and collaboration security.
  • Research on and provide technical email and collaboration security expertise in the Group Cyber Security department.

The Person

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Information Technology / Computer Science / Telecommunications / Engineering (Electrical, Electronic) or related field.
  • Security certification such as CISA, CCSP, CISSP.
  • At Least 5 years’ experience in Technology with at least, 2 years’ experience in Cyber Security and System, Network or Database Administration.
  • 2 years’ experience in a busy technology environment.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 31 March. 2023


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