Clifford Collins


Clifford Collins is the Information Security Officer at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. Clifford plays a significant role in strategic planning and policy development for information technology in addition to his responsibility for information security on the campus. Recent projects include Franklin's IT Business Continuity Plan; IT's Disaster Recovery Plan; and a Security Awareness Program for the general campus community. Prior to joining the staff at Franklin University, Clifford served as an information security consultant to several banks, manufacturers and research organizations in a 3-state area. His experience came from serving nearly 8 years as Associate Director for Networking at the Ohio State University. Clifford has also served as a founding member of Educause's Joint Task Force on System Security and as the chair of the Internet2 Security Working Group.