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Tammy L. Clark (The University of Tampa)

Tammy L. Clark
Chief Information Security Officer

Tampa, Florida

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Tammy Clark was hired in September 2012 as the first Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Tampa and reports to UT's president. The Information Security Office at UT is uniquely positioned as a key partner to the business, academic, and IT departments on campus. 'Defense in depth' is a combination of selecting and maintaining a robust security architecture and incident response program, promoting and managing effective risk management, data protection, and security awareness programs, and making continuous information handling/process improvements across the University in sync with strategic plans, goals and objectives.

Tammy has been a member of the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) since 2001, and is Co-Chair of the Information Security Guide Editorial Board. She also serves on the HEISC Leadership team and CHECS Advisory Board.

Tammy is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a certified Information Security Management Systems Consultant/Auditor (ISO 27001), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP), Palo Alto Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE), Information Technology infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations certified, and has dual Bachelor's degrees in MIS and Accounting from Cal State University, San Bernardino, California.

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