Jim Jaeger, Chief Cyber Services Strategist, General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions
In his role as Chief Cyber Services Strategist for General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Systems, Jim Jaeger is responsible for developing and evolving the company’s cyber services strategy while synchronizing it with product strategy. Jim previously managed the Network Defense and Forensics business unit, including the Digital Forensics Lab. He has led cyber forensics investigations into some of the largest network breaches impacting our industry. Mr. Jaeger has also held a leadership role for a wide range of cyber programs including General Dynamics’ support for the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), the Defense Computer Forensics Lab and the Defense Cyber Crime Institute. Previously, he created General Dynamics’ information assurance and critical infrastructure protection group, which has developed a wide variety of Information Assurance tools, ranging from the Air Force’s intrusion detection infrastructure to the only network based multi-level security (MLS) system accredited by the National Security Agency at Protection Level 4 without waivers. He is a former Brigadier General in the United States Air Force and his military service includes stints as the Director of Intelligence (J2) for the U.S. Atlantic Command, Assistant Deputy Director of Operations at the National Security Agency, and Commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center. In these capacities, Mr. Jaeger was responsible for the collection and reporting of intelligence to Theater Commanders and the National Command Authority. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Air Force Academy and his Master’s degree in Management & Supervision from Central Michigan University. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the Whitmore Graduate School of Business of the University of New Hampshire.