Aetna Senior Security Advisor in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 51473BR


The SRM Program Lead champions Aetnas Global Security Risk Management (GSRM) process whose mission/purpose is to help Aetna effectively manage security risks. This position is responsible for leading the security risk management program including the development of a road map, implementation and adoption plans as well as day to day facilitating the identification and aggregation of risk input from security risk owners; reporting, management and oversight of remediation of security risks. The GSRM Program lead is a thought leader and innovator of techniques to effectively to maintain a relevant security risk management program in support of Aetna Global Security Vision.

Fundamental Components:

Lead the rollout and optimization of an Information Security Risk Management program to remain effective and relevant to strategies and changes in landscape through identification, implementation and refinement of critical processes, solutions, policies, procedures KPIs and other innovative techniques.

Lead risk based and security analysis to identify issues/gaps and lead initiatives to improve overall Information Security function.

Champion the SRM program across Global Security teams as well as relevant and business areas, enabling a risk-based culture and approach to Information Security risks .

Monitor changes to information security overall and proactively identify the need for changes to existing SRM policies and procedures based on changes to the security risk landscape.

Responsible for addressing regulatory requirements, state mandates, audit and other requests.

Clear understanding of risk management practices in general and security risk management best practices and methodologies specifically.

Develop, present and facilitate security risk management issues with Senior Management as well as regulators.

Lead and oversight to high risk processes such as remediation plan, risk scoring, risk education, etc.


10+ years of broad Information Security experience, at least half of which is large enterprise environment experience

5+ years direct experience with Security Risk Management programs/processes

Knowledge of security risk management frameworks and standards

Familiarity and experience with Enterprise Risk Management is a plus

CISSP and/or CISA/CISM certification a plus


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Information Management/Business information analysis/4-6 Years

Telework Specifications:

New employee must be near major offices (Cranberry PA, Phx Arizona, Hartford CT, etc.)


Security Risk Management is a vital/core component of Aetna's industry leading information security program.

As the GSRM Program lead the chosen candidate for this position will be part of the Global Security management process with broad visibility and the ability to influence and make improvements that benefit all of Aetna and our members.

Global Security Organization develops thought leaders who seek to explore innovative techniques to manage the ever evolving security threat landscape.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Information Technology