Greg Hedrick

 Greg Hedrick CISSP, CRISC


Chief Information Security Officer, Purdue University 



Indiana Wesleyan University, Bachelor Business Administration (1996)

Purdue University, Master Learning Design and Technology (2013) 

Notable Affiliations

Indiana Governor’s Executive Council on Cybersecurity, 2017 – present

Indianapolis CISO Governing Body Chair, 2015 - present

Educause Security Professionals Conference Program Committee, 2012

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Board of Directors for Indianapolis Chapter, 2003 – 2013

Committee on Institutional Cooperation Security Working Group (CIC-SWG), 2002-present

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), past President for Indianapolis Chapter 


Keynote, Presidio CIO Workshop. 2018

CDS Spotlight: Information Security. 2013, Educause

“Creating a Secure, Mobile, Remotely Managed, Bootable Environment,” 2010 Educause

Security Professionals Conference.

“Creating a Secure, Mobile, Bootable, Environment Coordinated Through ePO Using McAfee

Biometric USB Drives,” 2009 McAfee FOCUS Security Conference.

“Together We Can Do More: Working with Distributed IT to Promote Campus Information

Security,” 2009 Educause Security Professionals Conference.

“Building a Cybersecurity Operations Center,” 2009 Educause Security Professionals


“How to Prepare for and React to Data Breaches,” 2008 ACUTA Annual Conference.

“Effective Incident Response,” 2007 Educause Security Professionals Conference.

“Operations Security,” 2007 ITNS and CERIAS CISSP Luncheon Series.

“The Vulnerability Scanning Cluster,” 2004 Educause Security Professionals Workshop 


Greg Hedrick is the Chief Information Security Officer for Purdue University. He has served in this position since 2014 and has over 25 years' experience in the Cyber Security field. As the University CISO, he is responsible for the policy and compliance, identity management and security teams including the Security Operations Center for the entire Purdue System. He is CISSP and CRISC certified and has served on multiple organizations including past President of the Indianapolis Information Systems Security Association, Board of Directors for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association Indianapolis chapter, and the Educause Security Professionals Conference program committee. 

Coming Up!

Our annual security symposium will take place on April 7th and 8th, 2020.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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