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Division of Security and Operations (OCIO/DSO)

The U.S. National Science Foundation Division of Security and Operations supports information technology (IT) security and operations across the agency.

Established in 2024 as part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, the division oversees and coordinates the following activities at NSF:  

  • IT security policies and audits.
  • Infrastructure services.
  • Customer support.


Dan Hofherr

Chief Information Security Officer
Assistant Chief Information Officer for Operations