GCHQ looking for a CISO, chief data scientist and deputy CTO

GCHQ, the UK’s intelligence agency, is on the hunt for several new IT leaders to join its senior technology leadership team. The organisation has announced a spate of new technology leadership posts, including a chief information security officer (CISO), a chief data scientist, a deputy CTO and a chief systems engineer. Further reading The CISO will be accountable for providing assurance that the risks to all GCHQ’s IT and electronic-based systems are effectively managed. He or she will report directly to the deputy senior information risk owner, and through to the senior information risk owner. According to the job advert, the CISO will “need to understand both the business imperatives as well as having a good appreciation of the vulnerabilities inherent in the technologies used across the department”. “They will…


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