The Business of Government – cyber-spooks, TVNZ board speculation and more…

The Business of Government – cyber-spooks, TVNZ board speculation and more…
Could this be our next top spymaster? (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
Applied tradecraftApplications close this week for the job of top cyber spook.Perhaps unsurprisingly, the job description requires that the next director general of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has "a high awareness of intelligence matters and cyber threats and how to address them”. On the other hand, prior experience in intelligence-gathering and how the interweb works have not always been favoured over prior experience as a manager.The GCSB’s previous head, Andrew Hampton, has a degree in politica...

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