Chief Information Security Officer
As CISO at Brown, David Sherry has institutional responsibilities to provide proactive security expertise and guidance, engineer robust security architecture, champion identity policy, and enhance the culture of security awareness. As the university spokesman for both information security and privacy, Sherry also plays a key role in the records management program, regulatory compliance, and copyright law. Prior to moving to the higher education arena he spent several years in financial services, with responsibilities for enterprise security governance and regulatory compliance, access controls and operations, identity management, and the security awareness program. David sits on the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information Security Council, and is a contributor to Information Security Magazine. A graduate of Providence College, with an MBA from Northeastern University, he is a frequent conference speaker on emerging security topics and best practices, as well as a guest-lecturer throughout the academic year at several New England institutions.
To arrange an appointment, please contact Lisa Vaillancourt, Lisa_Vaillancourt@brown.edu.