Dave Nevin leads the Oregon Research & Teaching Security Operations Center (ORTSOC) at Oregon State University. Newly formed, the ORTSOC is designed to educate and train the next generation of the cybersecurity workforce while providing core operational security, information sharing, and analysis for participating organizations across the region. He is currently an Instructor in the Cybersecurity Program as well, teaching CS477 Introduction to Digital Forensics both in person and online.
Dave served as Oregon State University’s first full-time Chief Information Security Officer from 2012-2018. He holds the CISSP (since 2004) and is a certified forensics technician. His areas of specialization include regulatory compliance, policy, incident response, security operations, computer forensics, and disaster recovery and business continuity. Dave is very active in Higher Ed InfoSec both regionally and nationally, having recently served on the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) Leadership Committee and as co-chair of the HEISC Technologies, Operations, and Practices Working Group, amongst others. He has published several white papers and presented numerous times on a variety of Information Security topics during his years in the field.