Dr. Art Conklin

Director, Center for Information Security Research and Education

University of Houston


Wm. Arthur Conklin is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Information Security Research and Education in the College of Technology at the University of Houston.  He holds two terminal degrees, a Ph.D. in Business Administration (specializing in Information Security), from The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and a degree in Electrical Engineering (specializing in Space Systems Engineering) from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

He holds Security+, CISSP, CSSLP, CRISC, DFCP, GICSP, CASP, IAM and IEM certifications. An ISSA Fellow, he is also a senior member of ASQ and a member of IEEE, and ACM.  He has co-authored six security books and numerous academic articles associated with information security.

He is active in the DHS sponsored Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) efforts associated with workforce development and cybersecurity aspects of industrial control systems.