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Information Systems Department (ISD) - IT Information Risk Management Internship Programme

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Mizuho International plc (MHI) is the London based securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.  With a primary focus on client based activities, its wide range of services includes sales and trading in both debt and equity securities, the underwriting of new issues and M&A advisory services. 

The Information Systems Department (‘ISD’) provides a full range of state of the art technology services to all departments within MHI in London.  This includes teams servicing the client-facing business units, Operations, Finance and Risk departments. 

The ISD Information Risk Management department is responsible for both Business Continuity and Information Security, including ongoing strategy, security monitoring and controls oversight, Third Party security monitoring and Cyber Security defences within MHI and its affiliates.  Information Risk practices follow industry best-practices including NIST and COBIT to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, information and processes, necessary to support the operation of the business.

To join our small team, you must have a passion for cyber security issues and preferably have demonstrated this via your chosen field of study in an IT related degree subject with a focus on cyber security.  You don’t have to have experience working directly in this field but we would expect you to demonstrate a keen and well-researched interest in the cyber world and the financial services sector.  You will spend 10 weeks working in the Risk Management team, receiving training and guidance from our experienced colleagues.

At Mizuho International we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We promote flexibility where it allows you to meet other commitments or strike a better work-life balance.

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