GlossaryA B C D E F G H I L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO)
As functional leader for government ICT, the GCDO (previously called the Government Chief Information Officer GCIO) is responsible for ICT-enabled transformation across government agencies to deliver better services to citizens.
Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB)
The GCSB ensures the integrity and confidentiality of government information, and investigates and analyses cyber incidents against New Zealand’s critical infrastructure. The GCSB also collects foreign intelligence bearing on New Zealand’s interests, and assists other New Zealand government agencies to discharge their legislatively mandated functions.
Government information is all information, regardless of form or format, from documents through to data, that the New Zealand government collects, stores, processes, generates, or shares to deliver services and conduct business. This includes information from or exchanged with the public, external partners, contractors, or consultants and includes public records, email, metadata, and datasets.
The Government Protective Security Lead (GPSL) is a leadership role appointed by the Public Service Commissioner to the Director-General of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS).