President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection
David A. Jones
David A. Jones is a safeguard and security expert with the U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE). Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Jones was the director for DOE's Policy, Standards and Analysis
Division, Office of Safeguards and Security. The office is
responsible for developing, promulgating, and analyzing DOE-wide
safeguards and security policy, procedures, and standards including
physical security, information security, personnel security, nuclear
materials control and accountability.
Mr. Jones has an extensive background in computer security. In that
capacity, he led a National Computer Security Center organization of
computer security experts who provided consultative services to
Departments and Agencies of the Federal government and Private
Industry. Mr. Jones also directed DOE's classified computer security
program and developed DOE-wide policies, standards, and procedures
for computer security, communications security, physical security,
and technical surveillance countermeasures.
In addition to his computer security expertise, Mr. Jones was an
integral force in the creation of nationwide safeguards currently in
use for the protection of nuclear weapons, test devices and weapons
components in DOE custody. The safeguards also secure critical
nuclear weapons design information and other Restricted Data
Government-owned nuclear and reactor facilities, DOE national nuclear
design and engineering laboratories, and nuclear materials and
weapons testing production and facilities.
Prior to joining the Federal government Mr. Jones was an Electronic
and Electrical Engineer at Westinghouse, General Electric and
Aircraft Armaments, Inc. in the Baltimore area from 1967 to 1970.