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IDA to appoint Chief Information Security Officers (CISO)

Zafar Anjum | Dec. 9, 2014
The aim behind these appointments is to enhance infocomm security capabilities in IDA and the whole-of-government.

According to a recent job posting by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), it will be appointing Chief Security Information Officers (CISO) at various ministries to oversee infocomm security management.

The aim behind these appointments is to enhance infocomm security capabilities in IDA and the whole-of-government.

"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," said IDA in its job posting at LinkedIn.

Responsibilities of the CISO will be to provide leadership for the Ministry and its agencies within the information security sphere through development of appropriate cyber security strategies and action plans and to formulate information security goals and establish policies, standards and procedures in line with whole-of-government cyber security directions, among others.

The role of IDA is to develop information technology and telecommunications within Singapore.

 

 

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