Scott MacLeod

Scott MacLeod

First Assistant Director-General Protect, Assure and Enable
Australian Cyber Security Centre

Scott MacLeod is the First Assistant Director-General Protect, Assure and Enable at the Australian Signals Directorate‘s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). The Division is responsible for cyber security protection services and programs and capability delivery and sustainment. 


Scott has previously worked as the Chief Technology Officer for the Australian Federal Police where he was responsible for engagement, architecture, design and delivery services and the Program Management Office. His 35+ year career has included a broad range of experience in Defence, Intelligence and Security, Law Enforcement, Capability Delivery and Sustainment and Information Communications and Technology.


Scott has a Masters of Government and Commercial Law and Bachelor of Information Technology from the Australian National University.

Appearing at
FST Gov Australia
20 November 2019
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
The Commonwealth has been lauded globally as a trailblazer for digital innovation. With billion-dollar investments in groundbreaking technologies, including blockchain and artificial intelligence, the Federal Government has cast itself among the world’s most progressive technology innovators. Yet, despite its lofty...