Theresa Semmens

Biography

Theresa serves as an Assoicate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. She is responsible for the oversight and coordination processes for building a university-wide information security strategy and program that encompasses policies, standards, and procedures.  Theresa has an undergraduate degree in computer information systems, masters degrees in business administration and management, and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

EDUCAUSE Publications

EDUCAUSE Presentations

Memberships

EDUCAUSE Member

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers
    • Member: 2017 - Present
  • HEISC Technologies, Operations, and Practices WG
    • Chair: 2012 - 2015
    • Member: 2004 - 2015,2017 - Present
  • Budget-Conscious Roadmap for Information Security Programs
    • Member: 2017 - Present
  • IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)
    • Member: 2016
  • ECAR Working Groups Advisory Committee
    • Member: 2015 - 2018
  • ECAR Data Protection Working Group
    • Chair: 2015 - 2016
    • Member: 2015 - 2016
  • HEISC Governance, Risk, and Compliance Working Group
    • Member: 2015 - 2017
  • ECAR/HEISC Information Security Leadership Working Group
    • Member: 2015 - 2016
  • HEISC Mentor and PD Team
    • Member: 2013 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference 2013 Program Committee
    • Ex Officio: 2012 - 2013
  • HEISC Advisory Committee
    • Member: 2010 - 2011
  • Security 2011 Program Committee
    • Chair: 2010 - 2011
    • Member: 2010 - 2011
  • Security 2010 Program Committee
    • Member: 2009 - 2010
    • Vice Chair: 2009 - 2010
  • HEISC Encryption Working Group
    • Member: 2007 - 2008
  • ResearchWare WG
    • Member: 2005