Assistant Deputy Minister, Information Technology Security (ITS)
Communications Security Establishment, Government of Canada
Scott Jones is the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Information Technology Security program at the Communications Security Establishment. The IT Security program is responsible for providing cryptographic solutions that protect the most sensitive information of the Government of Canada, providing security advice and guidance on the next generation of technology, building relationships with industry to increase security and actively defending against malicious cyber activity.
Scott has held various positions across CSE including as the acting ADM 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 was previously seconded to 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.