TAFE NSW CISO leaving for private sector

TAFE
NSW
is
looking
for
a
new
chief
information
security
officer
ahead
of
the
departure
of
Rohit
Vohra.

Vohra,

appointed
in
2019,
was
TAFE
NSW’s
first
CISO.

TAFE NSW CISO leaving for private sector

TAFE
NSW
is
looking
for
a
new
chief
information
security
officer
ahead
of
the
departure
of
Rohit
Vohra.

Vohra,

appointed
in
2019
,
was
TAFE
NSW’s
first
CISO.

A
TAFE
NSW
spokesperson
told

iTnews

that Vohra
is
“moving
on
to
other
opportunities
in
the
competitive
cyber
security
sector”.

The
new
chief
information
security
officer
will
be
expected
to
“enhance
our
capacity
to
address
the
threats
we
are
witnessing
globally”,
TAFE
NSW
said.

“Over
the
last
three
years,
TAFE
NSW
has
introduced
a
significant
number
of
measures
to
ensure
our
students
and
staff
stay
cyber-safe,”
a
spokesperson
told

iTnews.

“The
new
CISO
will
focus
on
ensuring
that
TAFE
NSW
safely
and
securely
manage
risks
to
its
data
and
digital
environments,
and
maintain
compliance
with
legal
and
regulatory
obligations.”

The
new
CISO
will
report
to
the
body’s
CIO
Fiona
Rankin,
with
responsibility
both
to
build
the
cyber
security
team,
and
to
lead
TAFE
NSW’s
cyber
security
strategy.

The

recruitment
advertisement

states
the
CISO
will
be
tasked
with
securing
current
operational
systems,
as
well
as
the
“safe,
robust
and
secure
development
of
online
and
digital
learning
platforms
that
deliver
across
the
state
of
NSW
incorporating
both
large
campuses
through
to
remote
online
digital
learning
capability.”

The
systems
deliver
services
to
more
than
500,000
students,
TAFE
NSW
said.

The
advertisement
noted
the
importance
of
cyber
security
to
an
extensive
program
of
work,
including
“the
ongoing
lift
and
shift
to
a
safe
and
secure
cloud
based
operating
model,
through
to
the
increased
adoption
and
promotion
of
data
analytics,
automation,
machine
learning
and
the
benefits
of
virtual
reality
and
augmented
reality
as
educational
learning
platforms.”

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