Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Dr. Victor Berlin

Dr. Victor Berlin is an educator specializing in Information Security, and the President of the University of Fairfax. His standard biography states that he earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University and a B.A. from Cornell University. Dr. Berlin has published in the IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, Management Science and Decision Sciences. At the University of Fairfax, under Dr. Berlin’s guidance, senior IT and information security profesionals have been able to advance their careers in the public and private sectors. By focusing on information security and information assurance policy level problems, the University of Fairfax senior professional students have applied field research methods to addressing issues such as:
• Identity theft prevention
• FISMA Compliance
• Sarbanes Oxely Compliance
• Certification and Accreditation of Information System
• Enterprise Risk Management
• Utilization of ISSE in the System Acquistion Process
These students have been guided by faculty such as Dr. Victor Berlin who are leading practitioners in the information security field. . These practitioners hold leadership postions within the public and private sectors. They bring to the class room their expertise and knowledge of current technical, threat and regulatory/compliance trends. As a result, students can rapidly transfer what they learn to problems they must solve on their jobs.