Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
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Tom directs the Information Security Office, with responsibility for information security program management and operations. He is also responsible for governance of Identity Management, IT Policy and Security Policy at CWRU. Tom specializes in risk management practice, security strategy, emergency operations (including BCP and DR) and architectural requirements for information assurance in a higher education environments.
Tom is a member of the Executive Council for Northeast Ohio InfraGard, and a Co-Chair of the Technologies, Operations and Practices (TOP) Working Group for EDUCAUSE. He holds a SANS GSEC Gold Certification, serves on the GIAC Advisory Board and is an active contributor to REN-ISAC. Tom holds a bachelor and master of science degrees in Chemistry.