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Greg Porter

Adjunct Faculty

Greg Porter is an Adjunct Professor at the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University where he teaches information security and privacy related subject matter within the college's expanding graduate level health care programs.

Mr. Porter is the founder of Allegheny Digital, a Western Pennsylvania based security and privacy services company specializing in Network Infrastructure Security, Digital Forensics, Regulatory Compliance, and Enterprise Risk Management. For the past several years, he has both led and delivered comprehensive assessment activities that monitor, test and audit the effectiveness of information system security, risk managed governance and controls, and legislative conformance. His professional experience includes assisting clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, utilities, higher education, manufacturing, and financial service industry segments.

Prior to starting Allegheny Digital, Mr. Porter led the Mid Atlantic Information Protection & Business Resiliency Practice for KPMG LLP where he assumed various responsibilities ranging from Technical Lead to Project Manager. Preceding KPMG, he served in various management and consultative roles within Capgemini Ernst & Young’s Information Security Services Practice. While there, he conducted risk based assessments against ISO/IEC 27001, the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), Sarbanes-Oxley, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”), the North American Electric Reliability (NERC) Cyber Security Standards and various state based data privacy regulations

Mr. Porter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Science degree in Information Technology (Information Security Concentration) from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Master of Science degree in Health Care Policy and Management (Highest Distinction) also from CMU. In addition, he maintains several information security related certifications and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

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