Company: County of Orange
Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Jake Margolis is the County's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). As the CISO, Jake is responsible for managing the design, development, implementation, operation, and maintenance of Countywide information security programs. He holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology Systems Management and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Before joining the County, Jake was the Information Assurance Manager for the California National Guard and California Military Department, where he oversaw the development and management of California National Guard’s Cyber Security program. During his fulltime service with the California National Guard, his assignments included Emergency Communications Plans Officer, Network Operations Manager, and Systems Engineer for the Network Operations and Security Center. In his military service he has deployed to New Orleans, LA as part of humanitarian relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, He has also been deployed to Afghanistan twice. The first was in 2007 as an embedded trainer with the Afghan National Army and the second was in 2013 as the Chief Communications Officer for a Coalition Task Force charged with the with the turnover of military operations to the Afghan Security Forces.