Tina Thorstenson


Tina Thorstenson is Chief Information Security Officer at Arizona State University, a position she assumed in September 2009. Tina has spent the majority of her career implementing, enhancing and securing enterprise administrative systems and technology infrastructure in higher education. She has served Arizona State University in leadership roles in the University Technology Office and the Office of Human Resources since she joined ASU in 2006. Tina served previously at Northern Arizona University from 1995 through the summer of 2006 where she led a number of teams implementing enterprise software applications. Prior to Northern Arizona University, Tina was an analyst for Overnite Transportation where she brought some of the earliest mobile devices to the transportation industry.

EDUCAUSE Presentations



EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Budget-Conscious Roadmap for Information Security Programs
    • Member: 2017 - Present
  • Security Professionals Conference 2015 Program Committee
    • Member: 2014 - 2015
  • Security Professionals Conference 2014 Program Committee
    • Member: 2013 - 2014
  • Enterprise 2012 Program Committee
    • Member: 2011 - 2012