Mike Leach is currently the project manager for Penn State's Information Privacy and Security (IPAS) Project. In this position he directs the IPAS Team as they assist the University with awareness education, compliance consulting and PCI DSS compliance validation. The primary project goal is to improve the privacy and security of critical information and to comply with internal policies and statutory regulations affecting Penn State. Mike has worked in various IT positions at Penn State for 15 years. Prior to Penn State Mike worked in the MIS department of a major mid-Atlantic commercial/retail bank.