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Information Security Officer: Joshua Beeman
July 13, 2010, Volume 57, No. 01



Joshua Beeman has been appointed as the University of Pennsylvania’s Information Security Officer in the Office of Information Security. Previously, Mr. Beeman was a senior manager for Customer Value Partners in Washington, DC, working as a program manager on an Information Assurance contract for the federal government and on the development and refinement of the company’s Information Assurance practice. Prior to his stint in Washington, Mr. Beeman was the team leader of the Senior Cyber Security Advisor program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where he worked with senior lab management on the identification, management and mitigation of information security risks.

Before those positions, Mr. Beeman was employed at Penn for over ten years, first as IT project leader and IT director of hospital systems at the School of Veterinary Medicine, and most recently as IT security specialist senior in the Office of Information Security. Mr. Beeman, who will succeed longtime Information Security Officer, David Millar, holds a BA in anthropology from UCLA and a master of archaeology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. 

The Office of Information Security establishes, implements and maintains security programs to assist management in the protection of computing resources and associated information assets against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure. For more information on ISC Information Security, visit www.upenn.edu/computing/security.



Almanac - July 13, 2010, Volume 57, No. 01