Samantha Jennings-Jones


Office of the National Cyber Director

Strategy Advisor

Samantha Jones serves as Strategy Advisor for Strategy at the Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD), supporting the office’s work on strategic planning, critical infrastructure cybersecurity, and emerging technologies.

Ms. Jones joins the ONCD on detail from the Department of Homeland Security as a cyber program manager for the US Coast Guard, where she led the development and maturation of the Service’s cyber mission forces. She developed the Coast Guard’s current Cyber Strategic Outlook for Commandant signature, published in August, 2021, and acted as the implementation lead for the third line of effort in the strategy – “Operate In and Through Cyberspace”. Ms. Jones brings management consulting experience working with DHS and DOD clients to support strategy development, cyber capability deployment and program management, training and workforce management, organizational transformation, and process improvement. 

Ms. Jones grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and studied Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Maryland. 


Contributions by Samantha Jennings-Jones

  • Left of Boom: US and UK National Cybersecurity Strategy Impacts on Organizations
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022