Jamil (Jay) Miller is a highly respected leader in the field of cybersecurity, with a wealth of experience and education to back up his expertise. As the Chief Information Security Officer for a Joint Service Academy, he is responsible for ensuring the security of sensitive information and systems, and his passion for his work is evident in his approach, which puts “Mission first, then morale.” With his bachelors and master’s degrees in cybersecurity, as well as his certifications in Information Assurance Technician (IAT) and Information Assurance Manager III (IAM III), Jamil is well equipped to tackle the challenges of his role.
He has a diverse background in IT, having worked as a soldier, contractor, and government civilian for the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Joint Chiefs. He gained valuable experience working in the Middle East during the 2010s, where he performed his duties in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Egypt, and Bahrain. Throughout his assignments, he gained a deep understanding of the challenges and complexities of securing networks and systems in challenging environments.
Jamil is always eager to discuss cybersecurity and IT with anyone who shows interest, and his dedication to his craft is evident in his formal education and certifications. With his “Mission first, then morale” approach, he is able to balance the demands of his job while ensuring that his team is equipped to handle any challenges that may arise. Even if that means bringing in donuts for the team, a habit that he credits learning from a former coworker. Despite his position, Jamil remains approachable and accessible, and his passion for his work is an inspiration to those around him.