Allison MacFarlan named new Information Security Officer

Allison MacFarlan

Radford University has hired Allison MacFarlan to serve as the Information Security Officer in the Division of Information Technology.

MacFarlan will be tasked at Radford with implementing and managing a centralized and comprehensive information technology security program. She will be responsible for reviewing and verifying that campus IT systems meet appropriate compliance and security requirements. She began her new position at Radford University on Sept. 21.

Before coming to Radford, MacFarlan was a Senior Information Security Risk Analyst at Carnegie Mellon University, where she was responsible for assessments, audit coordination, engineering support and investigations. She has 15 years of hands-on technical experience in IT and Security.

MacFarlan holds a Master of Science degree in information technology from Carnegie Mellon and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Connecticut College.

The Division of Information Technology is committed to delivering a strategic advantage to Radford University's directives. The division promotes effective stewardship of information assets and provides a secure, highly reliable technology infrastructure along with high‐quality, customer‐oriented services and support, so as to meet the ever-changing needs of students, faculty and staff.

For more information, visit the DoIT website or call 540-831-7167.

Oct 5, 2015