Interests

  • Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
  • Children
  • Crime, Victims and Offenders
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
  • Young people

Activities

  • Computers, IT and Websites

We are looking for a Computer Security Specialist volunteer to implement and maintain our security systems. You will be responsible for preventing unauthorized access to our data and responding to privacy breaches.

In this role, you should be knowledgeable about security frameworks and systems. If you’re familiar with data protection regulations and you’re also a problem-solver and quick decision-maker, we’d like to meet you. The ideal candidate will also have great troubleshooting abilities and attention to detail.

Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure is well-protected. You will also “train” users of the systems to make appropriate and safe usage of the IT infrastructure.

What skills do I need?

• Design IT systems and networks ensuring the right architecture and functionality • Performance maintenance activities (e.g. backups) • Ensure security of data and backup systems • Revise existing systems and suggest improvements • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems • Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans • Secure networks through firewalls, password protection and other systems • Ensure data is handled, transferred or processed according to legal and company guidelines • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats • Draft policies and guidelines • Provide strategic advice on using technology to achieve goals • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities • Support new technology implementation • Train users in new and existing IT systems • Help with technical issues • Produce reports

Interests

  • Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
  • Children
  • Crime, Victims and Offenders
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
  • Young people

Activities

  • Computers, IT and Websites

Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 17/08/2020

End Date: 17/08/2020

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Location

This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

Forgot your password?

Register as a Volunteer

Register your Organisation

Before you can register your interest in this opportunity you must either login or register as a volunteer.

You will be returned to this page.

Login

Register

Register as a volunteer

Quick enquiry

Submit a quick enquiry to express your interest in this opportunity.

At Horsham District Council, we are committed to managing and safeguarding the information you give us. Our Privacy Statement provides clear information on how we handle and protect your personal information. Your information will be hosted securely in our system, Volunteer Plus provided by Pipe Media.

I hereby consent to the processing of the personal data that I have provided and declare my agreement with Horsham District Council’s Privacy Statement.