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Faculty

Alison Yacyshyn, PhD
Dean of Management
Phone: 780.413.7811
Email: dean.management@concordia.ab.ca

Bobby Swar
Chair, ISSM/ISAM
PhD, KAIST, South Korea. Assistant Professor, MISSM

Eslam G. AbdAllah
PhD in Computer Science (Queen’s University), MSc in Computer Systems (Ain Shams University), BSc in Computer Systems (Ain Shams University), Assistant Professor, Informations System Security Management

Shaun Aghili
Doctor of Business Administration (Argosy), Executive Leadership Program (Cornell), Master of Science in Financial Planning/Investment Management (College for Financial Planning), Bachelor of Arts (Catholic University of America),  Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, CMA, CIA, CISA, CISSP-ISSMP, CRMA, CFE . Associate Professor, Information Systems Security and Assurance Management.

Sergey Butakov
PhD in Computer Science, Altai State University, Barnaul, Russia. M.S. in Computer Science, Altai State Technical University, Russia. CISA. Associate Professor, Information Systems Security and Assurance Management

Dale Lindskog
MISSM, 2007, Concordia University College of Alberta; PhD, 1999, York University; MA, 1994, York University; BA, 1993, University of Winnipeg. Associate Professor, Information Systems Security Management.

Pavol Zavarsky
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. M.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. CISM, CISSP. Director of Research and Full Professor of Information Systems Security Management

Ron Ruhl (retired)
B.Sc. (Hon), M.B.A. (Alberta), CISSP. Associate Professor of Information Systems Security and Assurance Management.

Sessional Instructors/Subject Matter Experts

Benoit Desforges
MISSM (Concordia University of Edmonton), M.Sc. in Information Systems Networks (Ecole Centrale d’Electronique, Paris).

Cristian Cordeiro
MSc Aeronautical Engineering (Aeronautics Institute of Technology – Brazil), BSc Software Development (Unicid – Brazil)  – Over 20 years working in IT and InfoSec. Specializes in computer software, web applications, penetration testing, social engineering, training and public speaking.

Francis Gichohi
MISSM (Concordia University of Edmonton), B. Comm. (King’s University College of Alberta).

Harpreet Kohli
Master of Information Systems Security Management, Masters in Electronics and Communication Egg., Bachelors of Electronics Egg.

Martin P. J. Kratz
B.Sc, J.D. (Alberta), Currently a Partner, Bennett-Jones LLP and National Co-director of the Intellectual Property LLM program, Osgoode Hall Law School.

Jean-Claude Nikoue
Master of Information Systems Security. 

Maryann Njorbuenwu
Bachelor of Computer Science – Honours (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba), MISSM (Concordia University of Edmonton), SSCP (ISC)2, CISSP (ISC)2 . Information Security Officer, Government of Alberta.

Shawn Thompson
Computer Maintenance Diploma (CDI College), Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (MacEwan University), MISSM (CUE), CISSP ((ISC)², and 25+ years working in IT and Infosec industry.  40 years operating small businesses.