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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Agency: Government Technology Agency
Job no.: 535692
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an "outside-in" view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies.

Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.

To enhance infocomm security capabilities in GovTech and the whole-of-government, GovTech will be appointing Chief Security Information Officers (CISO) at the various ministries to oversee infocomm security management. The CISO is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of information security strategies and related policies. He/She is also required to follow, implement and refine organizational security policies and best practices in line with regulatory requirements and whole-of-government directions. 

What to Expect:

  • Provide leadership for the Ministry and its agencies within the information security sphere through development of appropriate cyber security strategies and action plans
  • Formulate information security goals and establish policies, standards and procedures in line with whole-of-government cyber security directions
  • Develop the culture of appropriate cyber security risk assessment and risk acceptance across from stake holders to end users and ICT professionals
  • Ensure cyber security compliance to whole-of-government policies and standards
  • Review, endorse and align information security and develop risk management and mitigation plans
  • Advise management on the appropriate cyber security solutions and technologies to be deployed
  • Align IT needs with the strategic cyber security direction of whole-of-government
  • Obtain executive support for information security
  • Implement change management process to keep up with evolving cyber threat landscape

How to Succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of management experience related to information security and working knowledge of security policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work with cross-functional, multi-disciplined team to formulate, institute and monitor security policies and procedures
  • Good understanding of both IT and business processes and the relationship between them

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