Stephen Tycer Named Chief Information Security Officer
Stephen Tycer has been named the new chief information security officer for the university.
Stephen Tycer has been named the new chief information security officer at the University of Arkansas, effective June 29.
"I am thrilled to join the IT Services team during such a critical time for the University of Arkansas," said Tycer. "As students, faculty and staff expand their digital footprints, protecting our data is even more critical. I look forward to working with leadership across campus during this transformational time."
Tycer comes to the U of A from Oil States International in Houston, Texas, where he served as the corporate security manager responsible for global IT security strategy. In that role, he managed incident response, security compliance and cybersecurity awareness in 14 states and 13 countries.
He has a B.S. in computer science from Texas State University and more than 20 years' experience working with compliance standards, technology and network security management.
"We are fortunate to have someone with a depth of understanding in global cybersecurity join the IT Services team," said Steve Krogull, interim chief information officer. "Tycer will continue to provide leadership and strategy in the areas of IT security during a time of rapid change.
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