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    Center Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) responsible for coordinating the implementation of Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) Information Technology (IT) Security Programs. Responsible for establishing, maintaining, and ensuring a participative program to create AFRC's IT policies, plans, and guidelines through Center wide IT working groups. Provide leadership and coordination of the work for the groups and has IT Security oversight responsibility for all areas of the Center including tenant organizations.

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    As a recognized expert in the field of IT security, provides authoritative guidance to the Agency IT security program. Develops long range plans for IT security systems that anticipate, identify, evaluate, mitigate, and minimize risks associated with IT systems vulnerabilities. Leads the implementation of security programs designed to anticipate, assess, and minimize system vulnerabilities.

    Coordinates the implementation of security programs across platforms and establishes vulnerability reporting criteria.

    Reviews and evaluates security incident response policies. Identifies the need for change based on new security technologies or threats.

    Tests and implements new policies; institutes measures to ensure awareness and compliance. Reviews proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks.

    Recommends for mitigation or countermeasures. Resolves integration issues related to the implementation of new systems within the existing infrastructure. Implements higher-level security requirements such as those resulting from laws, regulations, or Presidential directives.

    Integrates security programs across disciplines. Defines the scope and level of detail for security plans and policies applicable to security programs.

    Develops policies, guidelines, and standards for the planning, development, integration, implementation, and evaluation of information technology systems and subsystems to meet the overall information needs of multiple major organizational units.

    Analyzes statutory requirements against existing directives to assess the degree of change necessary to comply with the new requirements, coordinates comments on revised directives as part of the review process and incorporates comments or resolves issues into final directive.

    Analyzes feasibility studies, proposals, and in-depth analyses of current requirements and forecast trends and future needs. Keeps abreast of changing and emerging technology. Makes recommendations on adopting changes.

    Develops and implements directives to implement high-level policy changes that impact technology resource requirement.

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