Aerospace Employee Appointed to Virginia Cyber Security Commission

Corporate Staff
posted July 25, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., (July 25, 2014) — Jandria Alexander, principal director of the Cyber Security Subdivision, was appointed to serve on the Virginia Cyber Security Commission. Ms. Alexander joins a group of security experts who will serve in an advisory role to establish the state as leader in cyber security, ultimately creating additional high-quality jobs within the commonwealth.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe established the Commission through an executive order in February. The Commission was established to address cyber security across the state including identification of high risk cyber security issues facing the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Commission activities also include exploring opportunities to advance education in STEM sectors that prepare Virginia students for jobs in industries of the 21st century including cyber security.

Ms. Alexander leads cyber and network security subject matter experts in addressing cyber security across the system acquisition phases, and performing research, testing and analysis of emerging technologies and system architectures. Aerospace’s cyber support spans customers in multiple sectors in military and civil agencies. For more details on the Virginia Cyber Security Commission, visit https://governor.virginia.gov/policy/executive-orders/e0-8-launching-cyber-virginia-and-the-virginia-cyber-security-commission/.

The Aerospace Corporation is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has almost 3,500 employees. It provides technical guidance and advice on all aspects of space missions to military, civil, and commercial customers to assure space mission success. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States.

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