Jodi Ito is the Chief Information Security Officer with the University of Hawaii (UH) System in the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology since 2000 and has been with the University since 1982.
She is responsible for the security and protection of the information assets across the University of Hawaii System. These responsibilities include the development and management of policies and procedures for the UH information security program, conducts risk & vulnerability analysis for critical assets, oversees investigations into cyber incidents, & develops/conducts training on information policy & security issues across all 10 UH campuses and affiliated research & education centers. She has also organized several large scale red/blue team cybersecurity exercises on the UH cyber range involving University students, Hawaii National Guard, military, state and federal government agencies.
She is a Principle Investigator and Program Director for the NSA's GenCyber Camps in Hawaii to introduce cyber security to high schools students and teachers. She is also the co-PI on the NSF/NSA Scholarship For Services grants to provide full-ride scholarships for students pursuing cyber security degrees and the NSF Computer Science Principles for Hawaii to train high school teachers to be able to teach AP Computer Sciences Principles. She is also member of the REN-ISAC, MS-ISAC, Educause and Infragard. Most recently, she is an active founding member of the newly organized CyberHawaii and co-chairs the Education and Workforce Development Committee.
Jodi graduated with both BS and MS degrees in Computer Sciences from UH Manoa.