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Joanna Lyn Grama (EDUCAUSE)

Joanna Lyn Grama
Director of DRA Operations, IT GRC and Cybersecurity Programs

West Lafayette, Indiana
UNITED STATES

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Biography

Joanna Lyn Grama, JD, CISSP, CIPP/IT, CRISC, serves as the Director of Data, Research, and Analytics (DRA) Operations, and the IT GRC and Cybersecurity programs for EDUCAUSE. Joanna manages the full spectrum of DRA research projects and activities and ensures that EDUCAUSE research and operational teams collaborate effectively to meet subscriber and member needs. Joanna also directs the EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity Initiative and the IT Governance Risk, and Compliance (IT-GRC) program.

Joanna has higher education information technology experience and previously held the position of Information Security Policy and Compliance Director at Purdue University. Joanna has expertise in IT security policy, compliance, and governance activities, as well as data privacy. Joanna is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA); the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP); the American Bar Association, Section of Science and Technology Law, Information Security Committee; and the Indiana State Bar Association. Joanna is a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (appointed to Committee by Secretary Janet Napolitano) and serves on its technology subcommittee.

Joanna graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law with honors. She is a frequent speaker on a variety of IT security topics, including identity theft, personal information security, and university information security compliance issues. She is also the author of the textbook, LEGAL ISSUES IN INFORMATION SECURITY, and is currently writing the revised second edition for release in late 2014.

Connect on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/joanna-grama/1/43a/942

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Security Professionals Conference 2015 Program Committee
    Staff Liaison , 2014 - 2015

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EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
July 2014
EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
May 2014
EDUCAUSE Review Online
March 2014
EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
February 2014
EDUCAUSE Review Online
December 2013
EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
June 2013
 

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