Joshua Spencer has been appointed to the position of CISO and Director of Information Security for UT Southwestern Medical Center in December of 2011. His background includes regulatory compliance, vulnerability assessment, and risk management. Since joining UT Southwestern in 2010, Mr. Spencer served within the Information Security department, and played a key role in the attestation of UT Southwesternâ€™s PCI compliance.
He received a Bachelors of Management in Information Systems from the University of Texas at San Antonio and received a Masters in Business Administration, with a focus in IT Management. Mr. Spencer has gone on to earn major healthcare and information security certifications, such as CISSP, C|EH, and CPHIMS. He shares a passion for information security with that of his department and is highly active within his local information security community.