Education Dept Seeks CISO, Info Assurance Services Director

The Education Department looks for a director of information assurance services and chief information security officer to manage the availability, privacy, confidentiality, and integrity of its data and information resources.

USAJobs notice published June 7 says the incumbent will also serve as principal adviser to the department chief information and deputy CIO.

The director will be responsible for the implementation and compliance of the Federal Information Security Management Act and E-Government Act as well as oversee policies, procedures, guidance and technologies related to cybersecurity efforts at the department.

The selected candidate will also advise department officials on cybersecurity policies and procedures; integrate the department’s cyber, information security and telecommunications programs; and implement internal and external cybersecurity policy programs.

Additionally, the incumbent will create guidelines for computer incident response on information technology systems as well as exchange IT security ideas with other strategic leaders across the federal government.

The application period is open through June 28.

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