chief ICT security officer


Chief ICT security officers protect company and employee information against unauthorized access. They also define the Information System security policy, manage security deployment across all Information Systems and ensure the provision of information availability.

Scope notes

Includes people performing corporate security functions.

Alternative label

  • fead of IT security

  • chief information security officer

  • chief ICT security officers

  • head IT security officer

  • CISO

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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