Director, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
Ms. Nancy Kreidler was selected for the Senior Executive Service and assumed her duties as the Director of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at the Headquarters, Department of the Army, Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 in March 2019. She currently serves as the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Director for the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6 following CIO and G-6 realignment into separate staffs.
As the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Director, Ms. Kreidler serves as the principal advisor to the CIO/G-6 and other Senior Army Leaders on the integration of all aspects of information technology (IT) and cybersecurity strategy within CIO/G-6. She is responsible for assisting in the development of strategy, policy, and guidance for the Army's ongoing
cybersecurity and information assurance efforts.
In her previous assignment, Ms. Kreidler served as the Chief Information Officer to the U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Command, Control, Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. In this position she was responsible for critical IT capabilities and cybersecurity for a portfolio of $2.4B across 24 key acquisition programs representing 100+ tactical and enterprise systems and networks. Ms. Kreidler directed a comprehensive integrated approach to the implementation of hardware, software, cybersecurity, and related policies and processes across the PEO C3T portfolio.
Prior to that assignment, Ms. Kreidler served as the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Program Manager for the PEO C3T. She was responsible for risk management strategies for over 120 tactical and enterprise systems to include system security certification and accreditations and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance. Ms. Kreidler has supported the Army for more than 34 years and is recognized as a subject matter expert in the cybersecurity and risk management domains throughout the Army. Before becoming an Army Civilian, she spent 12 years as a Department of Defense contractor in software development with an emphasis interface design and usability.
Ms. Kreidler holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from Monmouth University, Long Branch, New Jersey. 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 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 Regimental Association’s Bronze Order of Mercury.