David Escalante

Biography

David Escalante is the Director of Computer Policy & Security at Boston College, where he is responsible for all data security matters. He is also an instructor in Boston College’s Master of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance program, and the Chairman of the Board of the REN-ISAC.

David has been nominated for the "Information Security Executive of the Year" award twice, and has spoken on security topics at events such as the RSA Conference, Educause Security Professionals Conference, Campus Technology Conference, SANS Leadership Summit, and Network World IT Roadmap.

Prior to Boston College, David was the Director of Professional Services, Americas, for Baltimore Technology, a PKI vendor, and the manager of the Network Consulting group at Bolt Beranek & Newman, where he consulted with a variety of Fortune 500 companies on network and security issues.

EDUCAUSE Publications

EDUCAUSE Presentations

Memberships

EDUCAUSE Member

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Campus Policy Advisory Group
    • Member: 2012 - 2013
  • HEISC Security Assessments Working Group
    • Chair: 2012 - 2014
    • Member: 2010 - 2011
  • EDUCAUSE 2013 Program Committee
    • Member: 2011 - 2013
  • HEISC Governance, Risk, and Compliance Working Group
    • Chair: 2009 - 2012
    • Member: 2009 - Present
  • HEISC Confidential Data Handling Toolkit WG
    • Chair: 2008 - 2011
    • Member: 2006 - 2011
  • HEISC Advisory Committee
    • Member: 2007 - 2012
  • HEISC Policies and Legal Issues Working Group
    • Chair: 2007 - 2009
    • Member: 2006 - 2009
  • HEISC PCI DSS Working Group
    • Member: 2007 - 2009
  • 2007 Security Professionals Conference Program Committee
    • Member: 2006 - 2007
  • HEISC Awareness and Training Working Group
    • Member: 2004 - 2006