I am the Chief Information Security Officer for a Technology Consulting firm in Chicago and teach part time as an Adjunct Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  I am responsible for providing security and compliance leadership at our organization and to our clients that include areas such as vendor management, disaster recovery, business continuity, data protection, security products, budgeting, legal and risk management. I have over 25 years of experience in security and technology and have extensive compliance related expertise in banking, healthcare and manufacturing. In the past, I have worked with medical centers, commercial banks, hedge funds, brokerage firms and manufacturers. I've been interested in education for most of my life and have explored the many facets of the educational process from my work as a professional information security practitioner to my hobbies of flying aircraft and ham radio. My tenure at IIT started in 2015 when I was asked to teach

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Thomas A. Johnson | | 708.480.2359 Education Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical Sciences, Utah Valley University Master of Information Technology and Management, Illinois Institute of Technology Academic experience Illinois Institute of Technology Adjunct Industry Professor of Information Technology and Management, 2015-Present Member, Curriculum Committee - Department of Information Technology and Management, 2016-Present Advisory Board Member, IIT Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education (C2SAFE), 2018-Present Trinity Christian College Adjunct Professor of Information Technology – Department of Adult Studies – Business Administration, 2014 - 2018 Thornton Township Schools - Thornridge High School Instructor / Student Teacher / Teacher assistant - Computer Science, 1989 - 1993 Non-academic experience Deft – CISO - 2019 - Present Data center and Cloud hosting company with expertise in AWS public Cloud. Responsible for Information Security Governance that