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Thomas Larson

Tomm Larson joined the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security in 2009. He has over ten years of experience in the information security industry. His past work included serving as a Program Manager and Business Analyst for Symantec Corporation's consulting organization.

Mr. Larson earned an MBA from University of Texas at San Antonio, and received his Bachelors degree from Brigham Young University. He also holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Security+ certifications.

 

Kevin Kjosa

Kevin Kjosa is an Assistant Director at the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security. He joined the Center in 2008 and has over 15 years experience in information technology and information security. He has as many operational years of experience in corporate information security within global manufacturing, health care, and higher education. Prior to joining the CIAS, he served as an Information Security Officer for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he provided information security services to university leadership and faculty with emphasis on policies and standards. His experience also includes seven years in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Mr. Kjosa holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an undergraduate degree in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.​

Rayford Sims

Rayford Sims joined the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security in 2008. Mr. Sims currently holds the title of Assistant Director. He has over 12 years experience in information technology and security including security management, network infrastructure design and implementation, software architecture and development, and operating system administration and security. He has managed and led software development and system administration teams in both commercial and government environments. Prior to joining the CIAS, Mr. Sims served as a Manager at Deloitte & Touche where he managed and led security controls reviews, compliance efforts, security and vulnerability assessments, wireless assessments, firewall audits and security technology implementation for a wide array of Fortune 100 companies in various industries. Mr. Sims obtained a Bachelor of Arts Computer Science - Economics from Claremont McKenna College and holds the credentials of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).​

 

 

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