Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP

Professor of Information Security


Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP is a Professor of Information Security in the Information Systems and Security Department at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, where he is the Executive Director of the KSU Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development ( Dr. Whitman teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Security and Cybersecurity and has published articles in the top journals in his field. Dr. Whitman is also the co-author of numerous textbooks published by Cengage/Course Technology. Under his leadership, Kennesaw State University has been designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense Education four times.