On May 22, Randall (Randy) J. Arvay, will become the University of Utah\u2019s new chief information security officer (CISO). Arvay is currently CISO at Mississippi Medical Center. Arvay is a certified information systems security professional, project management professional and has top-secret Department of Defense clearance.Earlier, Arvay was chief of the cybersecurity and quality assurance in the Joint Spectrum Center for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), where he was accountable for all cyber operations in all technical and non-technical aspects of cyberspace and overall information assurance, risk management and regulatory compliance.\u201cDr. Arvay comes to the university with a wealth of IT experience in cybersecurity and many accomplishments in computing,\u201d said Stephen Hess, chief information officer for the University of Utah, in a press release. \u201cHe understands the issues, policy, technology and risks and has the ability to explain them in simple terms. He will be a good addition to lead our already excellent information security team and will reach out to the campus community to raise our level of IT security.\u201dDuring his career, Arvay has been a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, with an exemplary educational background in computer science, information systems and software engineering. He also has served as an assistant professor at the United States Naval Academy and as an adjunct instructor with the University of Miami.\u201cWith his unique professional background, which includes information security leadership for a medical center, in addition to technical and faculty experience, we\u2019re extremely pleased that Dr. Arvay will assume the role of CISO for University Health and the main campus,\u201d said\u00a0James Turnbull, chief information officer, University Health, in a press release.\u201cI\u2019m excited for the opportunity to join the UIT leadership team and work with the well-established group of professionals on the security staff as we refine the enterprise security strategy and continue to support operational security for the University of Utah and University Health,\u201d Arvay said in a press release.What do you think of this move? Head to Facebook to let us know.