Sol Bermann

Bermann is the chief information security officer for the University of Michigan.

University Technology Leader of the Year

Sol Bermann is the executive director of information assurance and chief information security officer for the University of Michigan. Appointed to the role in June 2019, Bermann is responsible for the university’s information assurance program. Since joining the university in 2011, Hermann has served as the university privacy officer, and IT policy and compliance strategist. In this role he has, among other things, provided strategic direction in how the institution engages cloud services; implemented the policy on the use of personally owned devices when working with sensitive data,; coordinated efforts related to securing sensitive research data, university data governance, and the development of proposed learning analytics guiding principles; and development of the university’s sensitive data guide to IT services.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop & EdScoop at Scoop News Group. Williams has spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins-and-outs of state and local government as well as higher education. Williams started his journalism career in regional journalism in his native Pennsylvania, and also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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