Cabinet Office: Public Appointments

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 21st May 2019.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, for what reasons his Department determined that hiring a principal cyber security risk consultant was necessary.

Photo of Oliver Dowden Oliver Dowden The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The Government Digital Service (GDS) Information Assurance (IA) Team focuses on risks to the digital services that GDS builds and uses, as well as the data those services handle. GDS and Cabinet Office require specialist security support in the building and running of our own digital products and internal operations. This role will provide subject matter expertise for cyber and information security risk assessment.

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