The Army has announced Nancy Kreidler as the new Director, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Directorate, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, beginning March 3, 2019.

Kreidler has more than three decades of experience supporting Army networks, information assurance and cybersecurity, most recently with the Army Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) where she served as the Chief Information Officer / Cybersecurity since 2016. She also served as the Information Assurance Program Manager and the Cybersecurity Program Manager during her 17-year tenure with PEO C3T and is a subject matter expert in the cybersecurity and risk management domains.

"Nancy is the epitome of the trusted professional, and she represents the very best that our civilian workforce has to offer," said Lt. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Army CIO/G-6. "Her new responsibilities as the Cybersecurity Director places her squarely in the middle of one of the Defense Department's and the Army's top strategic priorities. We look forward to having her join the CIO/G6 team as we partner with key stakeholders to deliver the network in an era of great power competition."

As the Cybersecurity Director, Kreidler will serve as the principal advisor to the CIO/G-6 and other senior Army leaders on the integration of all aspects of information technology and cybersecurity strategy within the Army. She will provide direction and guidance for cybersecurity architecture, policy, and resourcing for the Army, serve as the Army Senior Information Security Officer, and maintain a secure information environment resistant to known and emerging cyber threats.

Kreidler holds a master's degree in software engineering and a bachelor's degree in computer science. She is an Army Acquisition Corps member with a Level III certification in systems planning, research, development and engineering and holds a GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC). She also has an Executive Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and is a Certified Gallup Strengthsfinder coach. Her awards include the Department of the Army Team C4ISR Leadership Award and the Army Signal Corps Association Bronze Order of Mercury.