SAF/CIO A6

The Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer (SAF/CIO A6) is composed of three major directorates: A3C/A6C (Cyberspace Ops & Warfighting Integration), A6X (Cyberspace Capabilities & Compliance) and A6S (Cyberspace Strategy and Policy).

A3C/A6C

Cyberspace Ops & Warfighting Integration

A3C/A6C - Provides cyberspace operations policy, guidance, & oversight. Assists in and provides operational requirements that guide development and management of Air Force cyberspace forces. Develops, plans, and implements policy to support training and testing activities. Assists CSAF in providing & allocating operationally ready cyberspace forces and capabilities in response to the needs of the CCDRs. Develops, validates, approves, and prioritizes operational capability requirements. Prepares operational concepts for employing cyberspace power. Identifies relevant gaps and disconnects while managing all mission areas (WMA, DIMA, BMA & IEMA). Addresses Joint and intra-Service integration shortfalls. Synchronizes PEO and MAJCOM/CFL mission Develop Capability Integration Roadmaps. Provides SMEs to evaluate/advise/support policy/strategy, Portfolio Management and cyber security solutions. Serves as the focal point for Senior Leader C3 Systems and leads HAF Spectrum and SATCOM actions. Represents AF in JIE Governance bodies. Supports Aerial Layer Network and development of the Joint Aerial Layer Network.

A6X

Cyberspace Capabilities & Compliance

A6X - Reviews, confirms and reports IT investment compliance with law, directives and guidance: Strategy alignment, Architecture assertion, Clinger Cohen Act and NDAA, Interoperability and info support and Mission value and business case. Defines policy and guides Air Force Info programs: Freedom of Information Act, Privacy, Records Management, Section 508 and Civil Liberties, Federal Register and Info Collections and Enterprise Info services. With mission partners, oversees IT budget to ensure effective & efficient use of resources and minimization of duplication. Performs Secretariat/Support for key IT governance orgs (ITGEG, ITGEB, WFI-GOSG). Serves as the Cyber Issue team lead within the AF Corporate structure to reinforce and advocate for Air Force-wide Cyber/CIO priorities. Serves as key SAF/CIO A6 interface to promote and ensure all equities are endorsed at AF, Joint, and Departmental Governance bodies (DoD CIO Executive, Federal CIO, AFROC, JROC, ESWG, C2 GOSG, etc.). Advocates for IT requirements in AF programs to ensure seamless, robust interoperability/ data sharing across all mission areas. Provides investment oversight across mission areas to ensure systems with major IT components are developed and resourced to maximize C2 integration, cyber-security, mission assurance, and cost effectiveness. Develops and executes USAF IT/Cyberspace portfolio management (PfM)/Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process, to be approved by DoD, that ensures Budget, Requirements, and Acquisition are aligned w/strategic objectives.

A6S

Cyberspace Strategy and Policy

A6S Mission - Provides cyberspace policy, guidance, & oversight. Develops, plans, and implements policy to support training and testing activities. Assists in and provides operational requirements that guide development and management of Air Force cyberspace forces. Assists CSAF in providing and allocating operationally ready cyberspace forces and capabilities in response to the needs of the CCDRs. Serves as Cyberspace and C&I Functional Manager. Develops AF Cyberspace Domain and IT Strategies ISO the AF strategic planning process. Leads development & delivery of forces ICW A3/5 and A2 to meet Service/CCDR requirements. Leads the creation of the AF Enterprise Architecture and develops EA policy, guidance, prioritization, and target architectures and capabilities to integrate IT across air, space, and cyberspace. Represents CIO as the AF Senior Information Security Official. Assesses technology and industry trends to shape development of strategies, policies and procedures, standards and architectures to guide AF IM/IT investments.