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Rebekah Lewis

Executive in Residence Department of Information Technology

Rebekah Lewis is an Executive in Residence and the Deputy Director of the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC) at American University’s Kogod School of Business in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining AU, Lewis practiced cybersecurity and information assurance law with the National Security Agency and data privacy and public company representation law as an associate in the Washington office of Latham & Watkins. As the recipient of a Bates Overseas Fellowship Award from the University of Michigan Law School, Lewis also completed a post-graduate fellowship with the Corporate Strategy Division of the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland. Lewis graduated cum laude from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and the University of Michigan Law School. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). In addition to her role as Deputy Director of the KCGC, Lewis teaches Cybersecurity Governance and Business Law, Ethics and Governance in the Kogod School of Business.


BSFS, Georgetown University; JD, University of Michigan Law School

KSB - Kogod School of Business
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  • Fall 2016

    • ITEC-596 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Cybersecurity Governance
    • Description

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

"Real-World Strategies for Obtaining Senior Leadership Airtime and Buy-In on Cybersecurity," Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center In Practice, December 7, 2016.

Media Appearances

Interview with Federal News Radio's Tom Temlin The Federal Drive, "Understanding the role of management in cybersecurity," October 17, 2016. Read more.