Tara Schaufler


Tara Schaufler is the Associate Director of IT Risk and Awareness in Princeton University's Information Security Office. Tara has worked at Princeton for 20 years, spending the last 12 focusing on information technology, specifically in the areas of information security awareness and training, IT risk, and technical communications. Over the past eight years she has built a robust security awareness and training program and is currently embarking on maturing the University’s IT risk management program. She is a member of the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information Security Council Awareness and Training Community Group and a frequent speaker at EDUCAUSE events. Tara is CompTIA Security+ certified, as well as CRISC certified (Certification in Risk and Information Systems Control). She is also a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC). Tara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in the social sciences and a Master of Administrative Science degree in HR and nonprofit development.

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