Contact Information

To report a security incident submit a ticket.

To report suspected phishing click the "Phish Alert" button in Outlook or send the email as an attachment to phishing@vanderbilt.edu.

For non-emergencies such as general questions or inquiries, contact us at cybersecurity@vanderbilt.edu.


Information Security Principles

  1. Secure and protect data – protecting the University and community’s personal, administrative, academic, and scholarly research data are the top priority
  2. Promote resilience to cyberattacks – driving excellence across people, process, and technology to make Vanderbilt resilient to cyberattacks
  3. Commit to information security as a shared responsibility – pursuing a security-aware culture with shared ownership amongst students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders
  4. Ensure no harm is done to academic and research mission – enabling intellectual freedom and business needs through informed and risk-based decision-making 
  5. Fulfill our duty towards community and society – upholding our legal, regulatory, and University security and privacy obligations
  6. Foster education and awareness – meeting our obligation to educate, inform, and enable Vanderbilt Community Members to use information in a secure and compliant manner.

Office Members

Jason Barber

Risk Analyst

Justin Beahm

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Alexander Berta

Lead Cybersecurity Analyst

Michael Browning

Director, Cybersecurity Engineering and Operations

Alex Cadreche

Senior Network Security Analyst

Shane Callahan

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Terry Cavender

Senior Network Security Analyst

Tim Charlton

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Deanna Danger

Executive Assistant

Edward Felton

DevOps Engineer

Blake Fort

Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

Mike Gay

IT Manager

Chris Horr

Risk Analyst

Chris Lacher

IT Business Analyst

Tony Lansden

Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

Andrea Lawrence

Lead Risk Analyst

Chuane Li

Principal Cybersecurity Analyst

Maxwell Lieb

Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

Katie McCartney

Principal Cybersecurity Architect

Kim Pineda

Senior IT Consultant

George Powell

Executive Assistant

Masood Sidiqyar

Deputy CISO, Senior Director Security Governance and Architecture

Chris Talley

Associate Cybersecurity Analyst

Eric Taylor

Associate Director of Identity and Access Management

McCauley Warren

Cybersecurity Analyst

Andrew Whittington

Principal Network Security Analyst

Patrick Wolff

Associate Cybersecurity Engineer
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