John Christly
John ChristlyChief Information Security Officer at NOVA Southern University

Mr. Christly is a seasoned Technology and Cybersecurity Executive and Consultant. He has demonstrated success aligning technology investments to streamline operations, secure corporate assets, reduce operating costs, grow sales, and develop the business in healthcare, education, telecom, and several other industries. He is experienced in resolving complex situations by communicating effectively, championing solutions, engaging cross-functional support and facilitating decision-making. He has been recognized for ability to understand the business and oversee responsibilities beyond traditional IT.

His experience includes several industry regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, FERPA, FCPA, FIPA, and PCI.

As a highly accomplished author, Mr. Christly’s articles have appeared in publications such as Security Magazine, Executive Insight Magazine, 24/7 Magazine, and the ISSA Journal. He is also a frequent speaker at regional and national healthcare and security events.

Mr. Christly serves as a Board Advisor for Cavirin, a Silicon Valley cloud security firm that provides consistent security, visibility, and continuous compliance monitoring across the entire IT infrastructure within various verticals.

He also serves as the:

•Healthcare Sector Chief for the South Florida Chapter of InfraGard
•Member of the National DHS/HHS Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council
•Advisory Board member for the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2).


•Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB)
•Florida Licensed Private Investigator (C License)
•Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
•Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
•QualysGuard Certified Specialist (QCS)
•Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CAS)
•AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)
•Project Management Professional (PMP)
•Certified HIPAA Security Specialist (CHSS)
•FairWarning Ready® Certified Professional
•SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP)

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