Air Force Chief Information Security Officer (SAF/CIO A6Z)
United States Air Force
Wanda Jones-Heath is the Acting Chief Information Security Officer/Chief, Cybersecurity Division, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, DC. She leads Division comprised of military, civilian, and contractor personnel responsible for developing Air Force Cybersecurity policy and strategy for over 5,000 Air Force Information Technology systems. She also manages the Air Force’s transition to the Risk Management Framework and provides oversight of the Air Force’s Assessment and Authorization program.
Ms. Jones-Heath graduated from the University of SC in 1990 with a degree in Computer Science. She began her Civil Service career as a Palace Acquire Intern as a information systems specialist in various functional areas. She moved to Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va., in 1993. There she held positions responsible for policy and guidance for security and network systems. Prior to assuming her current position, Ms. Jones-Heath was the Program Manager, Defense Information Systems Agency. Ms. Jones-Heath led the effort to establish a DoD Mobile capability to include infrastructure. Her joint experience includes working in various positions at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.