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Cathy Hubbs

Chief Information Security Officer Information Security

Cathy works in the Office of Information Technology, identifying risk sources, planning, developing, implementing and maintaining the University's information technology security program to safeguard new and existing technologies and services.She contributes to university-wide information security awareness and education programs and is responsible for the development of information security policies, procedures and security standards. She works with internal and external auditors to ensure AU's information technology resources are compliant with applicable, policies, laws, and regulations and coordinates the investigation of technology security incidents.


MEd, George Mason University

Favorite Spot on Campus
Ilene Zatkin-Butler Garden
OIT - Information Security
Spring Valley Building
Contact Info
(202) 885-3998

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Partnerships & Affiliations

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities


Technology Managers Forum's Best Practices in Information Security, 2009


Professional Certifications

  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls, 2010
  • Graduate, FRYE Leadership Institute, 2009   
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT, 2009   
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor, 2006  
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Alternative IT Sourcing: A Discussion of Privacy, Security, and Risk, EDUCAUSE Review 2011   
  • Business Continuity Planning. University Business, 2006.