Contact Information
Name: Antonio Vega
Email: avega4 (at) satx.rr (dot) com [email concealed]
Location: Converse, Texas, United States
Position/Title: Certification & Accreditation Engineer
Resume: Antonio Vega

7335 Daulton Ridge

Converse, Texas 78109

Work (210) 977-3396 Home (210) 658-9528

Email: antonio.vega (at) (dot) mil [email concealed]


21 Years of diversified background working for the Department of the Air Force during which

I have held several jobs from Information Systems Support to Information Systems Accreditation


Undergraduate Studies, Management of Information Systems,

Wayland Baptist University, (24 semester hours remaining)

Associate degrees in Information Systems Technology and Criminal Justice

Community College of the U.S. Air Force, Lackland AFB.


Information Systems Accreditation, DAA Rep Dec 2004 - Present

Organization: 690ISS/PI

Air Intelligence Agency

Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas

* Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Air Force Service Cryptologic Element (AFSCE) team responsible for ensuring the certification, accreditation and security of all Air Force Sensitive Information Systems (SCI) by enforcing policies, procedures and technical requirements required by national, intelligence community and Air Force organizations

* Appointed as the Designated Approving Authority Representative for the National Security Agency (NSA) certification and Accreditation of AIA and Air Force information systems operating in the Unclassified, Secret and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) systems worldwide.

* Interact with National Intelligence Agencies and Organizations to resolve information protection and computer security issues when needed by offering solutions based on those requirements.

* Recommend the certification of critical mission systems during development or at time of fielding to ensure they meet the technical and physical security requirements.

* Perform inspections to ensure that technical, physical, TEMPEST and personnel security directives of their information systems are in compliance with current policies, requirements and regulations.

* Ensure that team members are trained and familiar with current operating systems, application principles, networks, virus programs, vulnerability assessment tools and penetration analysis methods to perform critical risk assessment

* Provides direct support to Air Force and Joint Command Information System Security Managers and Officers worldwide through training, and technical assistance.

* Conduct OAIC 3225 and OAIC 3227 training classes for newly assigned Information Systems Security Managers worldwide.

Communication and Computer Systems Specialist Dec 2003-Dec 2004

Organization: 690ISS/DOC

Air Intelligence Agency

Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas

* Managed a team of 30 personnel divided into three sections – Functional Systems Administration, Intel Messaging and Information Assurance. Responsible for gathering, analyzing, and evaluating information concerning operations. Prepared and presented briefings, reports and documentation as needed daily and monthly on health of network.

* Managed Intel Messaging team providing Automated Message Handling System Defense Messaging System and Critical Communication for AIA units worldwide.

* Supervised the Information Assurance Office. Responsible for virus and patch management of information systems to include Unclassified, Secret and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Systems.

* Supervised Tech Control office which oversaw the Long Haul Connectivity for AIA computer operating systems, mission software applications, and communications networks and major IT components AIA and Air Force units worldwide.

Information Assurance Specialist 2002-Dec 2003

Organization: 690ISS/IA

Air Intelligence Agency

Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas

* Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Information Assurance of office 690 Intel Support Squadron

* Managed network resources by providing security oversight through the enforcement of polices and procedures.

* Prevented network vulnerabilities with patch management and administrating anti-virus, intrusion detection, Password management tool and a variety of tools designed to secure network resources.

* Prepare documentation required to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and helped develop a network security policy for 690TH Information Operations Group.

* Analyze patches for network systems through the configuration management process.


Actively working on becoming a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) a nationally recognize certification program.

Currently working towards completing required number of co-teach sessions of OIAC 2225 and 2227 which will result in becoming Adjunct Faculty for National Security Agency courses.

Software Skills (includes installing, configuring and operating): Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 95/98, Windows NT Server, Windows NT Workstation, Windows for Workgroups 3.11, Microsoft Office Versions 95 to 2003 (including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, Microsoft Exchange. Skilled in the use of Vulnerability and Risk assessment tools such as Internet Security Scanner (ISS), SNORT, L0pht crack, and tools used by NSA for risk assessment of systems and networks.

Hardware Skills: Ability to Build, Setup and Configure Personal Computers (Includes: motherboards, Video Cards, Memory, Hard Drives, Sound Card, Modem, and Network Cards)

Extensive background with the following DoD, Intelligence Community and Air Force documents outlining Computer and Network security regulations, policies and requirements:

Director of Central Intelligence Directives 6/3

Joint DoDIIS Cryptologic SCI Information System Security Standard (JDCSISSS)

AF 33-Series documents covering computer and network security documents

National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security (NSTISSS) documents on TEMPEST

Defense Intelligence Agency manual 50-4

DoD 8500 series documents on computer/network security and certification and accreditation requirements

Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly C&A

References available upon request

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