24 Years in IT

Sandy comes to Info-Tech as a Senior Workshop Director after nearly 25 years of experience in information security. She specializes in aligning information security programs to business strategy and outcomes, risk tolerance levels, culture, and positive customer experience.

About Sandy Silk

Sandy comes to Info-Tech as a Senior Workshop Director after nearly 25 years of experience in information security, primarily in financial services and higher education. She specializes in aligning information security programs to business strategy and outcomes, risk tolerance levels, culture, and positive customer experience.

Prior to joining Info-Tech, Sandy was Director of IT Security Education & Consulting at Harvard University for six years, where she led a team of specialists that advised leaders across the college, professional schools, and institutes on security risk decisions to support strategic teaching, learning, and research activities. This broad portfolio of work included annual security assessments, research data and vendor security reviews, awareness campaign creation and delivery, policy governance, and training. Sandy’s experience from earlier roles with Fidelity Investments, Bose Corporation, and Wellington Management further includes business continuity management, disaster recovery planning and testing, incident response, privacy and security policy development, and secure application development programs.

Sandy holds a bachelor’s from Brandeis University and a master’s from Harvard University in Germanic Languages and Literatures, as well as graduate certificates in Adult and Organizational Learning from Suffolk University and Leadership Decision Making from Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

My Company

Info-Tech Research Group
251 - 1000 Employees
www.infotech.com/

Awards & Certifications

  • CISSP
    ISC2
    March 1, 2002 – Present

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