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Ross A. Leo
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Ross A. Leo

Director, The CyberSecurity Institute at University of Houston Clear Lake

Houston, Texas Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Rating: 4.81/5 stars (399 ratings)

Level: LEVEL 03

12 month points: 681 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 2789 pts

skills
Security 323
Integration 172
Healthcare 147
Training 132
Compliance 106
Governance 63
Risk Management 46
Information Technology 44
Cloud Computing 28
Information Security 17
EHR 11
Firewalls 10
NIST 10
Incident Response 8
Information Security Management 8
Security Management 8
CISSP 6
Program Management 6
CISA 6
CISM 6
FISMA 5
Identity Management 5
HIPAA 5
Vulnerability Assessment 3
Enterprise Software 3
Security Awareness 3
Enterprise Architecture 3
Security Policy 2
HITECH 1
Computer Security 1
EMR 1
Life Science Industry
Solution Design
System Architecture
Privacy Law
Business Continuity
Security Architecture Design
Information Assurance
Solution Architecture
Business Continuity Planning
PMP
Computer Forensics
PCI DSS
ISO 27001
Network Security
Penetration Testing
IT Audit
Security Audits
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Vulnerability Management
Risk Assessment
CEH
Internet Security
Application Security
Healthcare Information Technology
Disaster Recovery
IT Strategy
Security Clearance
Intrusion Detection
DoD
PROFILE

Summary

Expert in Information Security architecture, engineering, and assurance; Disaster Recovery Planning; HIPAA risk management and compliance; CISSP, CISM, BCP, Compliance Training; Risk Analysis, Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructure protection.

Fellow, American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (FABCHS)
Certified in Homeland Security (CHS-IV), ABCHS
Certified in Forensic Systems Engineering & Technology (CFSET), ACFEI
Certified in Information Security & Governance (CISSP), ISC2
Certified in HIPAA Privacy and Security, (HCISPP), ISC2
Certified in Information Assurance (CIA), ABCHS
Certified in Sensitive Security Information Handling (SSIC), ABCHS
Certified in Cyber-Information Warfare (CCW), ABCHS
Certified in Disaster Recovery Planning (ABCP), DRII
Certified in HIPAA Privacy and Security (CHPSE), Supremus
Expert in Project Management, PMI

I am extensively experienced in Technical Security, DR/BCP, Risk Management and Control, Systems Management and Integration, and Process Management. Market sector areas of expertise include Aerospace, Healthcare, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Government programs. I am a certified Security Educator and Federally registered SME.

Experience

Principal, IT Security & Governance

Nivola Healthcare Solutions, LLC

March 2015 - Present

Associate Director, Training and Professional Development

University of Houston Clear Lake

February 2014 - Present

HIPAA SME Consultant and Instructor

Supremus Group

January 2009 - Present

Expert Instructor

Global Knowledge Training

January 2006 - Present

Principal, IT Security & Governance

Nivola Healthcare Solutions, LLC

March 2015 - Present

In partnership with the best legal minds in Healthcare, we deliver compliance, technology and training solutions to our clients. With over 50 years combined experience, no one does it better than Nivola.

Director, The CyberSecurity Institute

University of Houston Clear Lake

February 2014 - Present

Director at UHCL for the CyberSecurity Institute. My charter is to develop a program of professional educational offerings, both industry-standard and original content, and build a cadre of expert instructors to deliver outstanding training and certificate programs in support of our long-term goal of becoming the leading CyberSecurity academic institution in the nation.

HIPAA SME Consultant and Instructor

Supremus Group

January 2009 - Present

I provide technology and process-oriented HIPAA compliance certification, professional training/certification, and consulting for product manufacturers, Covered Entities, and Business Associate client staff such as CIO, HR, Legal Counsel, Privacy and Security Officers.

Expert Instructor

Global Knowledge Training

November 1999 - Present

Information Security and Architecture SME

ACTIVITY