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Shirley C. Payne (University of Virginia)

Shirley C. Payne
AVP for Information Security, Policy & Records (Retired)

Charlottesville, Virginia

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Shirley Payne was Assistant VP for Information Security, Policy, and Records at the University of Virginia until she retired from the position in 2014. In this capacity she focused on the continuous enhancement of information technology policies and security of the university's diverse and decentralized computing environment. She worked in partnership with units and individuals across the university to formulate policies, assess security risk, establish strategic direction, provide security education and training, implement security safeguards, track security incidents, develop business continuity plans, and related activities. She also oversaw the university's electronic and physical records management program. She has many years of experience in information technology, most of which has been in higher education. She holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Winthrop University, a master's degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Virginia, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Risk and Information System Controls (CRISC) designations.

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Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC)
August 2009
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June 2006
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