Randy Marchany

Chief Information Security Officer, Virginia Tech

Randy Marchany, in the cybersecurity business since 1991, is the University Information Technology Security Officer and Director of the IT Security Lab at Virginia Tech. He is Co-Author of the original FBI/SANS Institute’s Top 10/20 Internet Security Vulnerabilities document, one of the references for the Top 20 Critical Controls, and of the SANS Institute’s Responding to Distributed Denial of Service Attacks, prepared in response to the DDOS attacks of 2000. He was part of the SANS Institute’s Secure Code project. A member of the SANS Institute’s faculty since 1992, he wrote the original SANS IT Audit course. Marchany is an original member of the US Cyber Challenge (USCC) Project and designed the curriculum for the USCC summer camps. He is a co-holder of two cybersecurity patents.