As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Duke Medicine, Chuck Kesler leads the organization's Information Security Office, which provides information security services for all Duke University Health System entities, as well as academic departments, centers, and research institutes in the University's Schools of Medicine and Nursing. He is responsible for establishing and managing all aspects of Duke Medicine’s information security program, including security strategy and governance, IT risk management, security policies, security awareness, vulnerability management, security event monitoring, and incident response. He also collaborates closely with the University's IT Security Office to ensure a tight alignment between the Duke Medicine and University information security programs.
Kesler has over 25 years of information technology and security experience. Prior to joining Duke Medicine in November 2011, he served as the senior manager for Symantec Corporation's Security Advisory Services consulting practice in the US. In this role, Kesler managed a team of over 15 security professionals who provided strategic security assessment and management services for large enterprise clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare and life sciences. His previous roles have included IT management and technical leadership positions with MCNC, which operates the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), North Carolina State University, and Interpath Communications.
Kesler holds an MBA and B.S. in Physics from North Carolina State University, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Project Management Professional (PMP).
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