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Mary Baltes Dunker (Virginia Tech)

Mary Baltes Dunker
Director, Secure Enterprise Technology Initiatives

Blacksburg, Virginia

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Mary Dunker is the Director of Secure Enterprise Technology Initiatives (SETI) at Virginia Tech. She began working at Virginia Tech in 1978, initially providing operating systems programming support, which led to project leadership and department management. In 2003, she became involved in strategic efforts to secure the university’s information technology infrastructure as Director of SETI. Units within SETI have developed and implemented an Enterprise Directory with support for local and federated authentication and authorization, Public Key Infrastructure, university portal framework and Microsoft Active Directory services. Mary has served as co-chair of the Higher Education Information Security Council's Effective Practices working group and the Information Security Guide Editorial Board. She chaired the InCommon Identity Assurance Advisory Committee in 2012 and 2013. Mary is a graduate of Hollins University and has earned the SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification.

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October 2013
Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC)
March 2010
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January 2004

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