Tom is Indiana University's Chief Security Officer. In this role, Tom provides executive leadership and specialized expertise to the development and management of programs related to physical access and security, personal protection, surveillance, the security of institutional and personal information, and the security of information technology. Tom also directs the efforts of the University Information Security Office (UISO). The UISO is responsible for university-wide security standards administration, technical risk assessment programs, security reviews and consulting, technical security resources, and technical responses to security incidents.
Before his current appointment, Tom served as IU's Chief Information Security Officer. Tom has worked in the security field since 1991, is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Indiana University (1987).