Tipton, consultant, HFT Associates, Villa Park, California.
Steven Hernandez MBA, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CAP, CISA is the Chief Information Security Officer and the Director of Information Assurance for the Office of Inspector General at the US Department of Health and Human Services. Hernandez has over seventeen years of information assurance experience in a variety of fields including international heavy manufacturing, large finance organizations, educational institutions, and Government agencies. Steven is affiliate faculty at the National Information Assurance Training and Education Center located at Idaho State University. Through his academic outreach, he has presented lectures over the past decade on numerous information assurance topics including risk management, information security investing, and the implications of privacy decisions to graduate and post graduate audiences. In addition to his credentials from (ISC)2, Hernandez also holds six US Committee for National Security Systems certifications ranging from Systems Security to Organizational Risk Management. Steven also volunteers service to (ISC)2’s Government Advisory Board and Executive Writers Bureau. When not engaged in information assurance pursuits he enjoys relaxing with his family and their overly demanding dog.