Kris Rowley is a digital information security specialist. He was the chief information security officer (CISO) for the State of Vermont for seven years prior to joining the Norwich faculty as a full-time professor.
He has taught information security full-time for the past three years at Norwich University. He has also taught as an adjunct professor for the past 12 years both at Norwich University and the Community College of Vermont. He has taught in both traditional classroom and online environments.
Rowley holds two undergraduate degrees from Norwich University: a BS in business administration with a concentration in management and a BS in computer information systems. He earned his Master of Science in information assurance from Norwich University in 2006.
Rowley was a member of the MS-ISAC for the time he worked for the State of Vermont. He is a member of the ACM and also a member of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society of Norwich University. He has published several articles in industry publications and won the Computer World Honors Laureate for his work in digital security. Rowley maintains connections with industry leads, such as the DHS, FBI, State of Vermont security departments and security organizations.