Stan Mierzwa


Stan is widely recognized as a leader in digital health technology and Cybersecurity, particularly innovations that are both relevant and usable in low-resource settings. Stan is currently the Head of the Center for Cybersecurity at Kean University, where he also lectures in Foundations in Cybersecurity, Cyber Policy, Digital Crime and Terrorism, Firewalls & Secure CPU, and Cybersecurity Risk Management, and is the Point-of-Contact for the university's National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). As part of the NSA CAE-CD designation, he provides 2-year and 4-year college and university mentoring and application peer-reviewing. Previously Stan worked at the State of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Police as the Lead Application Security. Prior to the MTA, Stan was the Director of Information Technology at the global public health Non-Government Organization, Population Council. Under his leadership, the Population Council’s proprietary, award-winning audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) survey software he developed has been successfully used in field- and clinic-based NIH-sponsored public health research.

Stan has over 17 published research publications, is a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Cybersecurity Intelligence and CybercrimeOnline Journal of Public Health Informatics, and is an Editorial Review Board member for the International Association for Computer Information Systems. He is a member of several associations, including the FBI Infragard, IEEE, ISC(2), and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds an MS in Management of Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is currently enrolled (starting dissertation cycle) in a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Security Systems/Cybersecurity. 

He is also the founder and President of the Cloud Security Alliance New Jersey Chapter, a Fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, and the Higher Education SIG leader for the NJ InfraGard.

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