Dr. Steve Marsh
Director, Central Sponsor for Information Assurance
Steve is Director of the Central Sponsor for Information Assurance unit in the Cabinet Office. Formed in October 2002, the unit's mission is to provide assurance to government that the risks to the UK national information infrastructure are appropriately managed.
Prior to this, Steve was Director of Security Policy in the Office of the e-Envoy, responsible for establishing a common framework for the security of electronic government systems. This included the ways by which individuals and business users authenticate themselves when using electronic government services.
In April 2000 Steve joined the Central IT Unit in the Cabinet Office, which merged with the Office of the e-Envoy later that year. He has over 15 years experience in security and IT within the public sector.