Chris Veltsos

Chris Veltsos, aka Dr.InfoSec, is passionate about helping organizations take stock of their cyber risks and manage those risks across the intricate landscape of technology, business, and people. Whether performing information security risk assessments, working alongside CIOs & CISOs to set and communicate strategic security priorities, or advising board members on effective governance of cyber risks, Chris enjoys working with business leaders to improve their organization’s cyber risk posture.

As a faculty member at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Chris is Graduate Program Director for the Professional Science Masters degree in Information Security and Risk Management (ISRM PSM) launched in Fall 2015. Chris has written over 60 articles for IBM’s blog on cyber topics such as the relationship between CISOs and board directors, effective security awareness, cyber resilience, and the communication and governance of cyber risks.