Sol Bermann, executive director of information assurance and chief information security officer (CISO) for U-M, was recently interviewed by “EDUCAUSE Review” about the growing need for privacy management, the policies and laws in place to protect our privacy, and how big data has changed the game. In a wide-ranging interview, Bermann discusses: The difference between a chief privacy… Read More »
Sol Bermann, J.D. was named executive director of Information Assurance and chief information security officer (CISO) for the University of Michigan in June 2019. He served as U-M’s interim chief information security officer during the 2014/15 and 2017/19 academic years. Since joining the university in 2011, Bermann has served as the university’s interim CISO, university privacy officer, and… Read More »
Kelli Trosvig, U-M’s new vice president for IT and chief information officer (VPIT-CIO) as of November 14, has named Sol Bermann as the university’s interim chief information security officer (CISO). Bermann served as interim CISO prior to Don Welch’s arrival and continues to serve as U-M’s privacy officer.
Chief Information Security Office Don Welch will leave U-M to become the CISO at Penn State University. Welch joined U-M 18 months ago. His last day at Michigan will be December 2. “Don played a critical role in leading U-M’s information security program,” said Kevin Hegarty, U-M interim CIO, executive vice president, and chief financial officer. “He raised… Read More »