CEC advisory board

The mission of our CEC Advisory Board is to:

  • Determine areas in which the CEC can elevate the cybersecurity workforce and better prepare the future cybersecurity workforce.
  • Provide recommendations on how academic can help meet industry need.
  • Help identify opportunities for outreach and service to the surrounding community and general public using Cybersecurity as a platform.

Our advisors bring over 150 years of operational security experience from multiple industries in support of the CEC.

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Malcolm Harkins

Malcolm Harkins is the Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance Inc. In this role he reports to the CEO and is responsible for enabling business growth through trusted infrastructure, systems, and business processes. He has direct organizational responsibility for information technology, information risk and security, as well as security and privacy policy. Previously Malcolm was Vice President and Chief Security and Privacy Officer (CSPO) at Intel Corporation. In that role Malcolm was responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security, and other related compliance activities for all of Intel’s information assets, products, and services.

Malcolm is a recipient of the RSA Conference Excellence in the Field of Security Practices Award. He was recognized by Computerworld as one of the Premier 100 Information Technology Leaders for 2012. (ISC)2 recognized Malcolm in 2012 with the Information Security Leadership Award. In September 2013, Malcolm was recognized as one of the Top 10 Breakaway Leaders at the Global CISO Executive Summit. He is a Fellow with the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a non-partisan think-tank providing on cybersecurity to the House, Senate, and a variety of federal agencies.

Malcolm received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Irvine and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of California at Davis.

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David Hoid

Possessing over 20 years of knowledge and experience in the Information Technology and Security arenas, David Hoid is an adaptive business leader who has held executive positions at firms ranging from startup companies to large publicly traded software companies, insurance carriers and world-wide multi-tenet security service providers. Currently, he is the Chief Information Security Officer for Early Warning Services. Throughout his career David has worked from the ground up building systems, programs, teams, and businesses that excel at what they do.

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Stanley “Stash” Jarocki

Stanley “Stash” Jarocki has created, deployed and managed entire IT security programs. Stash currently serves as the Director of Information Risk, Compliance & Federated Identity Access Management at Albertson’s Stores. His past roles include: CISO at Phoenix Children’s Hospital; Vice President – Information Security Officer /Operational Risk Manager for Corporate Technology & Data at Wells Fargo Bank; Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Bessemer Trust Corporation, SVP and Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, VP; Head of Information Security Engineering – Morgan Stanley, VP; Creator/Head of Technical Support and Research – Citibank Corporate Audit, VP; and Electronics Engineer & Crypto-Mathematician – National Security Agency.

He has been honored as the architect/builder and a founder of the FS-ISAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center) for the Financial Services critical infrastructure sector. This comprised the top USA banks, brokerages and financial services companies. He was the lead editor and a contributing author of the original USA National Security Plan for the financial sector. He was the Chairman of the FS-ISAC which was the first ISAC and threat intelligence center bonding government agencies – US Treasury, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security – and the private sector for sharing critical infrastructure protection information and solutions.

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Joseph Kamau

Joseph Kamau is the Chief Security Officer of Freedom Financial Network where he is responsible for the design, execution, and oversight of the company’s information security program. Joseph has spent close to 18 years solving difficult security problems by engineering and implementing usable security solutions across financial, retail and government sectors.

Joseph holds a BSc in Computer Information Systems and an MSc in Information Security Assurance and an alphabet soup of industry leading security certifications.

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Gail Ricketts

Gail is extremely involved in her community through multiple organizations. Gail is an Advisory board member for Arizona State University’s (ASU) Cybersecurity Education Consortium (CEC) and the Chairperson for the Cybersecurity Council of Arizona (CCofAZ). She holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from ASU and is a certified trainer for the Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control certifications. Gail also participates in the Stem Up and Black Employee Network Affinity Groups at ON Semiconductor.

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David Schauble

David Schauble is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Dignity Health where he is responsible for the enterprise’s Cybersecurity program and strategies. David has been in Information Technology for over 33 years, with the last 16 as Vice President overseeing Cybersecurity, Voice and Data Infrastructure, and Service Support at health care, financial, and retail organizations. In the role of CISO, he is focused on enhancing Dignity Health’s enterprise cybersecurity capabilities, implementing an enhanced Security Operations Center, expanding the Enterprise Cybersecurity Incident Response Program, establishing and driving Cybersecurity roadmap initiatives, and evolving the Enterprise Security Risk Management Program.

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Tina Thorstenson

Tina Thorstenson, Sr. Director Public Sector Industry Solutions and Strategy, sits on the Public Sector Industry Business Unit at CrowdStrike.

This team provides strategic advisory services related to enterprise cybersecurity solutions for Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local, Higher Education and Healthcare. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Tina served as the Chief Information Security Officer & Deputy CIO for Arizona State University capping a career of public sector service spanning 25+ years.

Her leadership and executive operational experiences while in higher education included Information Security, IT governance & strategy, network/systems operations, and implementation/integration of robust enterprise applications and services. Prior to her decades in higher education, Tina’s previous experience as an industrial engineer includes pioneering the introduction of some of the earliest mobile devices to the transportation industry.

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Kimberly Trapani

Kimberly serves as the Vice President of Information Technology Security and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Ingersoll Rand. She is responsible for delivering the leadership for the company’s global information technology security organization with the responsibility for network security, data security strategies, security risk management, and execution aligning with the business. Kimberly oversees the development and implementation of network and data protection policies, strategies, processes and investments to effectively manage the company’s cybersecurity risk profile.

Prior to Ingersoll Rand, Kimberly served as the Chief Information Security Officer for Fifth Third Bank to deliver information security, IT risk management, and business continuity services. She also previously held executive level information security and risk officer positions for BB&T, the state of Ohio, Nationwide Insurance, PeopleSoft, Charles Schwab, and Wachovia Bank.

Kimberly received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a major in Finance from Appalachian State University. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

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Robert Wahl

Robert Wahl is Chief Information Security Officer at PetSmart, the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. He is responsible for leading PetSmart’s Information Security and IT Compliance functions.

Robert possesses over 15 years of information systems and security experience working in Consumer Packaged Goods, Finance, Home Building, Manufacturing, and Retail. He has over a decade of regulatory compliance experience including HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOX, and TG-3/TR39. Prior to his current role, he was Director Chief Information Security Officer for Tyson Foods in Springdale, AR.

Robert holds an Associate Degree in Computer Information Systems and a Bachelors in Business Finance as well as industry certifications including CISA, CISM, and CISSP.

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