Chief Information Security Officer
Dee Spivey is in his eighth year of service as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Open Records Officer at Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia. His responsibilities are to provide information and cyber security management, strategic planning and electronic privacy to the CSU community. He also performs management and documentation gathering duties per Georgia Open Records Act (GORA) requests. Dee has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Information Security working with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCSB) for 25 years and Total Systems Corporation (TSYS) 4 years prior to his appointment as CSU CISO. He is a member of the University System of Georgia - Security Advisory Group(USG-SAG); chairman of the USG Information Security Training Subcommittee; Higher Education(HE-SRT) – Security Round Table; and an Editorial Board Member of the EDUCAUSE Security Guide. Dee has received the following certification in the information security field: the Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He has attended numerous advanced information security training courses. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management - Information Services (MIS) and Master of Public Safety Administration (MPSA) degree from Columbus State University.