Michael Scotton

Assistant Secretary Cyber Security / Australian Signals Directorate

Michael Scotton joined the Defence Signals Directorate as a graduate Research Officer in 1985 after completing an honours degree in English Literature at the University of Melbourne.  Since then he has worked in a variety of positions in intelligence production and analysis, project management and information security, and was DSD’s UK liaison officer in Cheltenham from 2000 to 2002.  He completed a Master of Business Administration at Monash University in 1994, and a Master of Science (IT) at the University of New South Wales in 2003.  He currently occupies the position of Assistant Secretary Cyber Security in the Australian Cyber Security Centre.