John D’Arcy is an Associate Professor and a Robert Deutsch Faculty Fellow in the Department of Accounting & MIS, Lerner College of Business and Economics, at the University of Delaware. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Temple University, with a specialization in MIS. Prior to joining academia, he was employed by Ford Motor Company as a cost accountant and financial systems analyst. Dr. D’Arcy’s research interests include information assurance and security, IT risk management, and computer ethics. His research has been presented at national and international conferences and has been published in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, MIT Sloan Management Review, European Journal of Information Systems, and Decision Support Systems. He has also authored one book and co-authored a book chapter on topics in information security management. Dr. D’Arcy also serves as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly.
Guy Delp leads the Cyber Threat Analysis ＆ Response function within Pfizer’s Global Information Security organization. In this role, Guy oversees the strategy and operations of Pfizer’s incident response, threat intelligence and digital forensics functions. Guy joined Pfizer in 2016, and works in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.
Brad Dispensa is a senior solutions architect for Amazon Web Services in worldwide public sector group. Brad works as subject matter expert in the AWS security group and specializes in security and compliance based workloads. Prior to joining AWS, Brad worked with the University of California as a technology and security director as well as a researcher in computational fluid dynamics for intracranial aneurysms and genetic research.
Wenliang (Kevin) Du received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1993 and Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 2001, all in Computer Science. He is currently a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University. His background is in computer and network security. His current research interest focuses mobile system security. He is also interested in developing instructional laboratories for security education, and the labs that he developed have been used by over six hundred universities, colleges, and high schools worldwide. His research has been sponsored by grants from National Science Foundation, Army Research Office, JP Morgan Chase, and Google. He is a recipient of the 2013 ACM CCS Test-of-Time Award and the 2017 Academic Leadership award from The 21st Colloquium for Information System Security Education. He recently published a textbook on Computer Security.
Justin Scott Giboney, (Assistant Professor of Information Technology, Ira A. Fulton, College of Engineering and Technology, BYU) received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and an M.S. and B.S. in Information Systems from Brigham Young University. His research focuses on behavioral information security, deception detection, and knowledge-based systems. Justin has been an investigator on six NSF-funded grants totaling $245,000 on deception and forensics-related technologies. He has published 25 articles related to information security, deception detection, and decision support. His work has led to a better understanding of how security experts store knowledge, make decisions, and interact with technology. He teaches classes on digital forensics, mobile forensics, information security, web development, and information technology.
Duncan B. Hollis is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and a Professor of Law at Temple Law School. His scholarship engages with issues of international law, interpretation, and cybersecurity, with a particular emphasis on treaties, norms, international organizations, and other forms of international regulation. Hollis has served as a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and a Visiting Professor at LUISS Università Guido Carli. He is currently a non-resident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a regular contributor to the international law blog, Opinio Juris. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and serves as an Adviser on its project to draft a Fourth Restatement on the Foreign Relations Law of the United States. In 2016, he was elected by the General Assembly of the Organization of the American States to a four year term on the OAS’s Inter-American Juridical Committee.
Professor Hollis’s books include The Oxford Guide to Treaties (OUP, 2012) which was awarded the 2013 ASIL Certificate of Merit for high technical craftsmanship and utility to practicing lawyers, National Treaty Law & Practice (Nijhoff, 2005), and the forthcoming seventh edition of the textbook International Law (with Allen Weiner). His articles have appeared in various journals and books, including the American Journal of International Law, the Texas Law Review, the Southern California Law Review, the Harvard Journal of International Law, and the Virginia Journal of International Law.
Professor Hollis received an A.B., summa cum laude, from Bowdoin College. In 1996, he completed a joint-degree program, receiving a Masters in International Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Boston College Law School. At Boston College, he was an Executive Editor of the Law Review and received the James W. Smith Award for Highest Academic Rank.
Following graduation, Professor Hollis worked for the International Department of Steptoe & Johnson LLP. In 1998, Professor Hollis joined the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where he worked until joining the Temple faculty in 2004. During his tenure at the State Department, Professor Hollis served for several years as the attorney-adviser for treaty affairs, working on various legal and constitutional issues associated with the negotiation, conclusion and implementation of U.S. treaties. Later, Professor Hollis acted as legal counsel for the Department’s Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, specializing in U.S.-Canada environmental issues and U.S. participation in multilateral environmental agreements. Professor Hollis’s practice has included international litigation before the International Court of Justice. In particular, he served as Counsel to the United States in the provisional measures phase of the Case Concerning Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States) and contributed to the U.S. presentation in the Oil Platforms Case (Iran v. United States).
Mayank is an Architect Manager at Vanguard responsible for Application Security definition and implementation. Mayank also manages an Innovation & Research team that focuses on emerging technologies and its alignment with Vanguard’s strategic security direction. Mayank has over 20 years of experience in IT and Security and his areas of interest are in Authentication, Authorization, Single-Sign-On, Cloud Security, DevSecOps, and Defense-in-Depth. Mayank has a MS in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University and a MBA Finance degree from St. Josephs University. Outside of work, Mayank likes to run, read and visit National Parks.
Dr. Allen C. Johnston is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science within the Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama. The primary focus of his research is in the area of behavioral information security and his research can be found in such outlets as MIS Quarterly, Journal of the AIS, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Information Technology and People, and DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems. He currently serves as AE for European Journal of Information Systems, Decision Sciences Journal, and the Journal of Information Privacy and Security, as well as serving on the Editorial Review Board for DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems. He is a founding member and current Vice Chair of the IFIP Working Group on Information Systems Security Research (WG8.11/11.13).
Joseph Mayes, B.S., M.Ed., is a member of the technical staff at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute on the CERT Enterprise Workforce Development team. He has been an educator for more than 30 years in secondary, undergraduate, and graduate schools, and also as a commercial course instructor. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI) and Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI), and currently teaches graduate courses at Heinz College of Carnegie Mellon University.
Joseph has also been a network engineer and network security professional since 1990, both as a U.S. Army IT Sergeant Major and in civilian positions with government and commercial network systems, including Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) systems. He has operated his own consulting and training business for more than 15 years. He holds more than 25 certifications in Microsoft systems, routing and switching, network security, wireless technologies, telephony and information assurance. He is a member of the IEEE, ISC2, and the ETA-I.
Aaron Shafer is the Director of Security Engineering for NBCUniversal and part of the team leading an organizational evolution to an intelligence-driven cyber security practice. At NBCUniversal, Shafer’s team is responsible for secure design assurance, analyzing threats to existing systems and software, and guiding teams to build secure architectures. He has over 15 years of experience protecting corporate and commercial environments in various industries including financial services, defense, energy, manufacturing, and health care. Shafer has a bachelor’s degree from Monmouth University and a Masters from Penn State. He currently resides in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Jim Solderitsch is a Visiting Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Villanova University. He re-joined the Villanova faculty in the Fall of 2014 after having spent over 25 years in industry in various research and development roles including a 4 year senior role within the Cybersecurity research group within Accenture Tech Labs. He began his academic career at Villanova, after finishing his PhD at Lehigh University, in the Mathematical Sciences department where he had a leading role in establishing Villanova’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program. His current interests, besides Blockchain, include Big Data Analytics for Security, Machine Learning in a security context, Security for Industrial Control Systems and the Internet of Things.
Detmar W. Straub is Institute for Business and Information Technology Distinguished Professor in Management Information Systems at the Fox School of Business. Previously, he was Georgia Regents’ Professor and the J. Mack Robinson Distinguished Professor of Information Systems at Georgia State University. Detmar has conducted research in the areas of global IT sourcing, computer security, e-Commerce, technological innovation, international IT studies, and IS research methods. He holds a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) in MIS from Indiana and a PhD in English from Penn State.
Detmar has more than 195 publications appearing in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Management Science, Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, Journal of AIS, Decision Sciences Journal, Organization Science, European Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, Communications of the AIS, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, DATA BASE, OMEGA, Academy of Management Executive, and Sloan Management Review.
Detmar is the immediate past Editor-in-Chief of MIS Quarterly (5 year term from 2008-2012). In nearly all rankings of journals in the field of information systems, this journal is ranked #1. Moreover, MIS Quarterly has had notably high journal impact factors (JIF) among all journals in the business, information, and the computer sciences according to Thomson-Reuters’ ISI.
Detmar is a former Senior Editor for Information Systems Research and Journal of the AIS and Co-Editor-in-Chief of DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of International Management and the International Journal of Management and Business Analytics (IJMBA). In the past he has served as Associate Editor for Management Science and Information Systems Research, and Associate Publisher/Senior Editor/Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly as well as editorial board membership on a host of other journals. Former VP of Publications for the Association of Information Systems (AIS), he has held roles as Co-Program Chair for ICIS and AMCIS and was inducted as an AIS fellow in 2005. He will serve as General Co-Chair of the ICIS conference in Auckland, New Zealand in 2014.
He was the 2008 winner of the Alumni Distinguished Professor Award at Georgia State University, given annually for high achievement in research, teaching and service in a faculty of 1,050 persons. For lifetime achievement in the field of information systems, he was awarded a LEO by the Association for Information Systems in 2012.