The purpose of the Security and Intelligence Board (SIB) is to build a high performing, cohesive and effective security and intelligence sector through appropriate governance, alignment and prioritisation of investment, policy and activity.
It focuses on external threats and intelligence issues.
SIB is chaired by DPMC’s Deputy Chief Executive Security and Intelligence. Membership includes the:
- Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
- Government Communications Security Bureau
- New Zealand Security Intelligence Service
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Ministry of Defence
- New Zealand Customs
- New Zealand Defence Force
- New Zealand Police
- Immigration NZ, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Other Chief Executives or officials may be invited by the Chair to attend SIB meetings if required.
Examples of items recently considered by the SIB
- National Security workforce;
- Implementing New Zealand’s intelligence priorities;
- New Zealand’s overseas peacekeeping commitments;
- The findings of the Independent Review of Intelligence and Security 2015;
For more information download the National Security System Handbook.