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Dr. Curtis Campbell, PhD., C|CISO, CIPM

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Dr. Curtis Campbell serves as Director on the International Board of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). She holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the University of TN and a PhD in Organizational Leadership/ Information Systems.

Dr. Campbell, a 25 year IT and Cybersecurity professional, holds the designations of Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). Her experience includes cybersecurity leadership, governance, risk, and compliance, third party risk and IT audits in regulatory environments.

Dr. Campbell serves as VP, Manager of IT Governance at SouthState Bank, a subsidiary of SouthState Corporation where she works with executive leadership.

As ISSA Fellow, she is recognized for significant contributions to the cyber community, cyber profession, ISSA leadership and sustained ISSA membership. The elite status of ISSA Fellow designation belongs to only 2% of ISSA membership.

Dr. Campbell is a thought leader and author on cybersecurity topics and the human connection between trust and unintentional insider threats in an ever-changing cybersecurity footprint. She has published over 30 research and peer-reviewed journal articles on cybersecurity including: “Solutions for Counteracting Human Deception in Social Engineering Attacks”; “Securing the Remote Employee: Protecting the Human Endpoint in the Cybersecurity Environment”; and “Securing the Vendor: Changing the Dynamic of the Infosec Relationship”, “Understanding and Incorporating Cybersecurity Ethics” and Inspiring and Preparing the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals”. She is a monthly columnist for topics relating to Women in Cybersecurity in the international ISSA Journal.

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