Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17
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Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services68 CO R PO RATE G O VER N AN CE Cyber Security Committee ROLE To monitor and oversee cyber security activities and readiness across DCIS responsibilities and the Northern Territory Government's ICT environment. MEMBERSHIP Membership changes in 2016-17 Nil. KEY FUNCTIONS Oversight the development of the departments cyber security roadmap. Oversight the development and monitoring of cyber security risk plans and mitigation strategies for Northern Territory Government ICT systems, infrastructure and information. Ensure appropriate controls, tools and procedures to detect and address cyber incidents are tested and deployed. Consider cyber security incident reports and endorse remediation, review advice of the Australian Signals Directorate and liaise where appropriate. Provide advice and support to Northern Territory Government agencies on cyber security. 2016-17 ACHIEVEMENTS The committee met on 10 occasions during 2016-17. Commenced preparation of a Cyber Security Framework, describing the principles, roles, responsibilities and cyber security posture for the Northern Territory Government's ICT environment. Developed the Cyber Security Roadmap to align with the framework and inform development of a business case to augment security architecture. Implemented a Security Incident and Event Management system to strengthen monitoring of ICT security events. Successfully piloted virtual desktop infrastructure at the Royal Darwin Hospital Emergency Department, enabling rapid sign-on and session portability across devices. Delivered the inaugural Cyber Security Awareness Week in October 2016 to improve cyber security awareness for government employees and businesses, with approximately 400 participants across the Northern Territory. Commissioned two key independent analyses of Northern Territory Government ICT enterprise architecture preparedness against cyber intrusions and progressed security enhancements where required. Monitored projects to improve cyber security across government, including assisting agencies to enhance their security posture. Kathleen Robinson, Chief Executive (Chair) Doug Cooke, Senior Director Digital Policy Garry Russell, Senior Director Corporate Systems Greg Connors, Director Infrastructure, Architecture and Security Gregory Moo, Senior Director Cyber Strategy and Design Scott Thomson, Senior Director Data Centre Services Garry Haigh, Executive Director ICT Services Garey Neenan, Director ICT Governance Sonia Peters, Director Cyber Security Coordination (Executive Officer)
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