IS Security Staff & Faculty
Robert H. Arakelian – MBA
A senior information technology executive with over 30 years of experience in the field, Mr. Arakelian has held progressive management positions, including Campbell Soup Company’s director for global disaster recovery and business continuity planning, as well as vice president of IT for Godiva Chocolatier. He is a member of the Philadelphia Chapter of SIM (Society for Information Management), Liberty Valley Chapter of ACP (Association for Contingency Planners) and serves on the advisory council for the CIO Forum & Executive IT Summit. Mr. Arakelian holds a BS in Mathematics from Villanova University and an MBA from Widener University.
Deborah (Debbie) Dahlin – CISSP®
Ms. Dahlin has over 30 years of IT experience. She started her career as a trainer in the US Navy and has since trained military personnel and civilians, locally and abroad, through her efforts as a continuing education instructor, a college adjunct professor and a high school instructor. Her own training and certifications include: CISSP®, CNE, MCSE, Ingres-SQL, CWNA®, CWSP®, CWAP®, CWNE®, CEH™, CHFI™, ECSA™, LPT™ and Security+™. When not training, she works as an independent consultant performing programming and systems integration. In all ventures, her focus is to improve her client's understanding of security risks and their deployment of appropriate controls. Ms. Dahlin holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of West Florida, with minors in Math and Computer Science, and is currently completing an MS in Computer Security.
Lawrence Greenblatt – CISSP®
Mr. Greenblatt is senior security consultant and trainer with InterNetwork Defense. He has been involved with information security for over two decades, including four years at IBM, and is one of the world’s leading CISSP®instructors. He also actively consults for companies on security-related projects, helping businesses comply with NIST as well as ISO/IEC-27001 and 17799 standards and guidelines. Mr. Greenblatt holds a number of IT certifications – including CISSP®, CEH™, ECSA™, CCNP®, CCDP®, MCSE, MCT, CNE, Security+™, Linux+™ and ITIL® Foundations – and is the founder of one of the most active CISSP® study groups on Yahoo!, CyberKungFu.
Michael Gregg – CISSP®, MA
President of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston-based security assessment and training firm, Mr. Gregg has more than 20 years of experience in the IT field. He has earned more than 20 certifications, including CISSP®, MCSE, CCNA®, CTT+™, CIW™ Security Analyst, CEH™, NSA IAM, SCNP™ and TICSA. Mr. Gregg has consulted and taught for many Fortune 500 companies. Although consulting consumes the bulk of his time, he also writes for several publications and is the author of “CISSP® Exam Cram 2” and creator of the Assessing IT Infrastructure Vulnerabilities training class. Mr. Gregg holds two associate’s degrees, a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree.
George Mays – CISSP®
President of G.W. Mays & Associates, Inc., Mr. Mays has more than 35 years of experience in computing, data communications and networking. He has consulted with academic researchers, faculty members, students and administrators. He also supervised university computer labs and staff, and managed systems programming, data communications and portions of computer operations. Mr. Mays also served as database administrator for two Fortune 500 companies, a data communications equipment manufacturer and a computer manufacturer. He spent 10 years directing the engineering and system development efforts for the largest electronic document conversion firm in America. Since 1999, he has consulted and taught a variety of security and networking classes nationwide. His certifications include CISSP®, Security+™, CCNA®, A+®, Network+®, I-Net+ and MSCE.