Being a CISO in Higher Education – Lorna Koppel – CSP #129

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Lorna Koppel
Tufts University

As Director Information Security/CISO for Tufts University, Lorna Koppel’s key responsibilities include assessing and managing the security risks to the university and the overall operating security for their diverse environment, including development and implementation of security policies, data stewardship and compliance activities, technology and architecture standards, and operational detection and response activities. Previously, Lorna held various security leadership positions at Iron Mountain, Kohler Co., BT Infonet Services Corp., CSC, and Meso Inc., and served in the USAF Weather Service. Lorna holds a B.S. in Physics from Bowling Green State University and a B.S. in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University. She then went on to receive her Master of Science in Atmospheric Science from the University of Albany.


Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative

Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.