Cybersecurity Advisor

The Cybersecurity Advisor in FactSet’s Security Consulting team is a hands-on role that requires an intermediate level of technical expertise and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The person in this position will be responsible for managing and providing information to internal and external stakeholders, including clients, and work closely with FactSet’s Sales Engineering, Legal, and Cybersecurity teams to meet security requests and requirements.


  • Review client Information Security requirements, questionnaires, and assessments and prepare responses.

  • Maintain a control matrix, mapping NIST/ISO controls frameworks.

  • Help develop, maintain, evaluate and implement policies and procedures

  • Maintain an inventory of improvement opportunities and action items; prepare periodic reports on trends and compliance.

  • Maintain governance inventories such as client security notification requirements.

  • Review and track ad-hoc client notifications and requests related to Information Security.

  • Assist with general Information Security program improvements.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred).

  • At least 4 years of experience in an Information Security role.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Highly Desired:

  • Knowledge of cross-border regulations, such as GDPR

  • Industry certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC

Posted: March 14, 2021
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