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Cyber Security Analyst

Toronto, ON

Cyber Security Analyst, IT – Toronto – Job # 5263



Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the “Company”) is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets. 
Since its establishment in 1950, the Company has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services

The Company has Wealth Management offices located in Canada, the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Australia.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in North America, UK & Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. 
Our Canadian operation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., is currently looking for a Cyber Security Analyst with a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) focus.  As a technical resource, this person will understand the nuance of our active DLP policies, modify alert conditions and manage the required exceptions to allow the business to function.  Working closely with our Security Operations team and various business units, this person will refine our DLP program and confirm exposures with our regional Data Protection Officers and their groups.



  • Identify, assess, and escalate findings relating to events involving the potential loss or exposure of Canaccord Genuity's informational assets;
  • Work with the Manager of Cyber Security to report events involving the loss or exposure of Canaccord Genuity’s informational assets;
  • Recommend strategic security solutions and security control improvements specific to enhancing the identification of data security events

Skills & Qualifications
  • A Problem-Solver that is detail-oriented and adaptive
  • Prefer a working knowledge of existing DLP technologies such as McAfee and Microsoft AIP;
  • Firm understanding of Cloud-based permissions (such as SSO and conditional access)
  • Post-secondary education with studies focused on information/cyber security;
  • 5 to 7 years of current and working knowledge in the field of information technology or cybersecurity;
  • Able to work well under pressure while maintaining a high level of professionalism is critical;
  • Demonstrate a current and working knowledge of Information Security best practices, methodologies, and techniques;
  • Professional certifications and membership of associations in the field of electronic discovery or information/cyber security (i.e. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)).
Canaccord Genuity Corp. welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection cycle.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter including salary expectations. All applications will be held in strict confidence.
In order to be considered for employment at Canaccord Genuity, candidates selected for interviews will be required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.
We wish to thank all candidates for their interest but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you for your understanding.
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