Beth Binde started at the Rutgers University Office of Information Technology in 1982, working in various computer system administration capacities. Her interest in security increased after taking responsibility for a major student computing cluster. Eventually this led to full time responsibilities in the field of information security. Beth holds a BA in political science, an MS in computer science, and an MA in the Program for Administrators. In addition, she has earned several SANS certifications. Beth teaches at both DeVry University and Rutgers University.