FOI2022-13114 Contact details for senior IT staff

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I am writing to you in response to your email of November 8, 2022 requesting the following information:

Could you please provide me with updated names, job titles and email addresses for your key IT staff, such as;

Chief Information Officer Chief Digital Officer Chief Technology Officer Head of Digital Transformation Director of IT / ICT / IM&T / Digital / Information / Technology Head of IT / ICT / IM&T / Digital / Information / Technology IT / ICT / IM&T / Digital / Information / Technology Manager Chief / Deputy Operating Officer Head / Director of Cyber ​​Security ICT Project Manager ICT Program Manager Network Manager / Head / Director ICT Infrastructure ICT Business Manager Head of IT Procurement ICT Officer ICT Network Officer

I treat your correspondence as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In response to your questions, I have searched for information within the Defense Electronics & Components Agency (DECA), and I can confirm that we hold some of the information as part of your request.

Under Article 21 (information readily available by other means), we are not obliged to provide information already in the public domain. The names and job titles of our senior executives can be found on our web pages. Defense Electronics and Components Agency – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

I would also like to point out that some of the appointments are not applicable to DECA, in particular Director of IT / ICT / IM&T / Digital / Information / Technology and Chief / Deputy Operating Officer and therefore the information is not held.

Pursuant to Article 40(2) (Data Protection), I withhold information about the Chief Information Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Chief IT/ICT/IM&T/Digital/Information/Technology, IT/ICT/IM&T / Digital / Information / Technology Manager, Head / Director of Cyber ​​Security, ICT Project Manager, ICT Program Manager, Network Manager / Head / Director, ICT Infrastructure, ICT, Business Manager, Head of IT Procurement, ICT Officer and ICT Network Officer to protect personal information as governed by the Data Protection Act 1998. It is MOD policy that the names of officials below the senior civil service should be withheld under section 40(2) of the FOI Act unless an individual is in a public role and their position and their names are already in the public domain.

Section 40 is an absolute exemption and therefore there is no public interest test requirement for making the decision not to disclose this information.

I also apply section 40(2) of the FOI Act to withhold direct email, telephone numbers of all persons in order to protect personal information governed by the Data Protection Act 2018.

Section 40 is an absolute exemption and therefore there is no public interest test requirement for making the decision not to disclose this information.

Under Section 16 (Advice and Guidance) you can contact any of the people by emailing [email protected]

If you are unhappy with this response or would like to complain about any aspect of the processing of your request, you should contact me in the first place. If an informal resolution is not possible and you are still not satisfied, you can request an independent internal review by contacting the Information Rights Compliance Team, Ground Floor, Main MOD Building , Whitehall, SW1A 2HB (email [email protected] .UK). Please note that any request for internal review must be made within 40 business days of the date the informal resolution attempt ended.

If you are still not satisfied following an internal review, you may complain to the Information Commissioner under the provisions of Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act. Please note that the Information Commissioner will not investigate your case until the MOD internal review process is complete. You can find more details on the role and powers of the Information Commissioner on the Commissioner’s website

Cheers

FAITH DECA