Jim Jaeger is Arete Advisors’ Cyber Strategist, and a Member of the Board for Federal Guardian. Jaeger led cyber-forensics investigations into some of the largest network breaches impacting our industry for Fidelis Cybersecurity. He held leadership roles for cyber-programs including General Dynamics’ support for the DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3), the Defense Computer Forensic Lab and the Defense Cyber Crime Institute. He is a former Brigadier General in the USAF. His military service includes stints as the Director of Intelligence (J2) for the US Atlantic Command, Assistant Deputy Director of Operations at the National Security Agency, and Commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center. He received a B.S. from the Air Force Academy and an M.A. from Central Michigan University.