The Head of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security

Scott Jones, Head-designate, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security and Deputy Chief, IT Security, CSE

Scott Jones


Scott Jones was appointed to the position Head-designate of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre), effective 12 June 2018. The Cyber Centre will be a single unified source of expert advice, guidance, services and support on cyber security for government, critical infrastructure owners and operations, the private sector and the Canadian public.

Scott began his career at CSE in 1999 and has held various positions including Assistant Deputy Minister of IT Security, acting Assistant Deputy Minister of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, Director General of Cyber Defence and a variety of positions of increasing responsibility across CSE, primarily in the Signals Intelligence and IT Security Domains. He previously worked at the Privy Council Office as a National Security Policy Advisor in the Security & Intelligence Secretariat.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electronic Systems Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and a Masters of Business Administration.

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