Speakers Bureau

Information Security Awareness Speakers Bureau

If your group or institution would be interested in a FREE presentation utilizing our Information Security Awareness Speakers Bureau for your next meeting or campus event, these are the experts who have expressed interest in providing brief presentations on any of the following topics. Please feel free to contact the speaker(s) of your choice directly. For assistance in contacting a speaker, email the Higher Education Information Security Council at [email protected].

In addition to the list of available speakers, we've provided a Presentation below.

Note: Please remember that travel expenses may be the responsibility of an institution inviting any out-of-town speaker(s). It is up to the institution and speaker(s) to negotiate any travel terms.


Available Speakers

Brian Kelly
Director of the Cybersecurity Program
EDUCAUSE
Washington, District of Columbia, 20036-3846
Topics: Cybersecurity and Privacy trends in higher education, Security Awareness and outreach initiatives
[email protected] 


Jon Allen
Associate Vice President Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer
Baylor University
Waco, TX
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, Encryption, Policy, PCI-DSS, Forensics, Cloud ERP, Change Management
[email protected] 


Sol Bermann
Chief Information Security Officer, Executive Director of Information Assurance
ITS - Information & Infrastructure Assurance
University of Michigan
Topics: Information security, Privacy, Leadership, IT/Security policy development, IT regulatory compliance, Data Governance, Ethics, Risk-based decision-making
[email protected]


Kelley Bogart
Senior Information Security Specialist
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, PCI Compliance, Governance
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel out of town if travel and expenses are paid.


John Bruggeman
Director of Information Systems
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
Cincinnati, OH
Topics: Security Awareness, Information Security Guide, Small School Focus
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if travel and expenses are paid.


John Christly
OMC SYSTEM SLLC
Cooper City, FL
Topics: Cyber Security Awareness, Cloud Security, Mobile Device Security, Forensics and eDiscovery, Managed Security Solutions, Threat Protection, Internal Auditing, Risk Assessments, Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing, Fraud Auditing, Vendor Management, Compliance strategies (HIPAA, PCI, FERPA, FIPA, GLBA), ISO and NIST.
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if expenses are covered.


Tammy L. Clark
Vice President, Information Technology & Security
The University of Tampa
Tampa, FL
Topics: Information Security Governance (ISO 27000), Risk Management, Cloud Security Issues, ERP/EA SaaS selection/implementation (information security considerations); third party oversight, contract and security reviews; data protection; designing a robust security architecture; developing an effective information security program; Compliance strategies (HIPAA, PCI, GLBA, HEOA); gaining executive support for information security programs; translating your message for Higher Ed executives (and more..)
[email protected]
Note: This speaker prefers virtual meetings/presentations but is willing to travel if expenses are covered.


Michael Corn
Chief Information Security Officer
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Topics: Research Cybersecurity, Privacy and Ethics, Information Security and National Security, CMMC, Privacy and Security and Organizational Structure, Security Policy, IT Policy, Privacy and Security Outreach and Awareness, Information Security Strategy, Identity Management
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if travel and expenses are paid.


David Escalante
Director of Computer Policy & Security
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, Security Policy
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel; reimbursement for expenses related to travel is negotiable.


Greg Hedrick, CISSP
Chief Information Security Officer
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Topics: IT Security Tools and Techniques, Incident Response, Roles in Information Security
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel within 50 miles each way. He can travel further based on scheduling and if other organizations are willing to pay travel and expenses.


Hendra Hendrawan
Senior Information Security Analyst
York University
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, PCI DSS, IPS, IDS, Incident Handling
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if expenses are paid.


Cathy Hubbs, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT
Chief Information Security Officer
American University
Washington, DC
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, Getting Policies Sanctioned, Data Stewardship
[email protected] 


Kathleen R. Kimball, MS, CISSP, CISM
Senior Information Technology Auditor
Audit Department
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel. If out of state, reimbursement for expenses would be required.


Jim Lowe
Chief Information Security Officer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI
Topics: General Information Security Issues, PCI compliance, Security Policies, Security Strategy
[email protected]


Randy Marchany
Chief Information Security Officer
VA Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Topics: Security in the Work From Home (WFH) world, Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, Privacy, Policies, Cloud Computing Security, Internet Threats, Mobile Device Security, Security Operations Centers, Sensitive Data Security, US Cyber Challenge
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if expenses are covered.


Sean Sweeney
Chief Security Advisor, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group
Microsoft
Pittsburgh, PA
Topics: Security Awareness, General Information Security Issues, Strategic Information Security
[email protected] 


Kent Wada
Chief Privacy Officer and Director, Strategic IT Policy
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Topics: Privacy as an enabler of academic and intellectual freedom; distinguishing between different forms of privacy, between privacy and information security, and between privacy and compliance; governance models for privacy; privacy and security policy development.
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if expenses are covered.


Ben Woelk
Information Security Program Manager
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
Topics: Developing a Positive Security Awareness Program, Practicing Digital Self Defense (a security awareness session tailored for general and specific audiences), Creating Information Security Policies, Gamification and Security Awareness, Virtualizing your Security Awareness Program, Introverts and Leadership
[email protected]
Note: This speaker is willing to travel if expenses are covered.


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Last reviewed: August 2020 



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