Title: Professor, College of Engineering & Information Sciences

Campus: Washington, DC

Kenneth L. Williams is a professor within DeVry University’s College of Engineering & Information Sciences. Based in metropolitan Washington, DC, Williams teaches courses in information technology and cyber security to students at the undergraduate level, and to graduate students pursuing their education through the University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. Williams joined DeVry in 2011.
A 24-year veteran of the U.S. Army, Williams was an IT officer and member of the 82nd Airborne Division. Upon retiring from the military, Williams opened an IT consultancy serving local businesses and the federal government. He subsequently joined the U.S. government as a civilian specializing in IT and cyber security.
A member of the Project Management Institute and of (ISC)2 – the official organization maintaining and administering the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam – Williams recently presented his paper entitled Management Wake-up and Govern: The Era of the Cyber Security Governance at the 2014 Annual Global Online Conference on Information and Computer Technology, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.   
Williams holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Campbell University; and earned both a master’s degree (in information technology and security, with distinction) and a PhD (in information technology, with a specialization in information assurance and security), from Capella University. Professional certifications and training include CISSP, CISCO Network+, CompTIA Security+, EnCase Forensic investigation, ITILv3 and U.S. Department of Defense Systems Engineering – intelligence systems.
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