John O'Driscoll | Chief Information Security Officer
Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Victoria

John O'Driscoll, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Victoria

John O?Driscoll is Victoria's first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He was appointed to the role in October 2017, where he leads the state's first Victorian Government Cyber Security Strategy to assess, monitor and respond to cyber security risks, as well as engaging with the government departments, interstate counterparts, Commonwealth and private sector experts to deliver a resilient and cohesive cyber security capability.  John has over 35 years? experience in information technology, with a focus on IT audit and cyber security in financial services and the public sector. He was previously the Senior Manager, Information and Technology Risk at ANZ. He has a keen interest in growing and promoting cyber skills and has lectured in IT Risk and Security related topics at tertiary institutions including Swinburne, RMIT, Deakin and UTS universities.   John is a Board member for the ISACA Melbourne Chapter, Melbourne JCSC (Joint Cyber Security Centre), and University of Melbourne Academic Centre for Cyber Security Excellence. John is a Fellow of the Australian Information Security Association, and a recipient of ISACA?s Tony Hayes Award which recognises outstanding leadership and commitment to the IT Governance profession within the Oceania Region. John is a proud father of 3 amazing children, and has a passion for aviation. For additional information refer to


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