MorphoTrust CSO Joins Brandeis University’s Graduate Professional Studies Advisory Board
Billerica, MA – January 6, 2016
Dennis Kallelis, Chief Security Officer at MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a leading provider of identity services and solutions, has been selected to serve as a member on Brandeis University's Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) advisory board. Comprised of executives from a number of leading companies, universities, and other organizations, the GPS advisory board provides strategic input and expertise regarding the latest trends and insights from their respective industries. Advisory board members evaluate curriculum content to ensure that GPS graduates have the required skills to be leaders in their fields.
Kallelis was invited to serve on the GPS advisory board's committee for the Master of Science in Information Security program along with other leading experts, including representatives from Sonatype, Harvard University, and Intel.
In this capacity, Kallelis will assist with the information security and insider threat components of the program, an area of deep expertise for him given his role in driving MorphoTrust's security compliances. Kallelis will also bring extensive experience in computer science, privacy, identity solutions, security standards (ISO, ANSI, NASPO), biometrics and document forensics. In addition to serving the board in an advising capacity, Kallelis will assist with the board's "Ask the Expert" program, which facilitates an industry expert speaking with students first-hand about their respective industry and fielding questions.
"Brandeis University is renowned as one of the country's leading universities for producing industry ready graduates that have the skills to make corporations competitive, and it is an honor to serve as an advisor to its Graduate Professional Studies board," said Kallelis. "It is great to be part of the Brandeis team that is ensuring GPS graduates are transformed into exceptional information security professionals prepared for relevant industry demands."
Advisory members serve four years, with an option for two additional years. For more information about Brandeis University's Graduate Professional Studies, check out www.brandeis.edu/gps.
About Brandeis GPS
Brandeis University's Graduate Professional Studies division (GPS) is dedicated to developing innovative programs for motivated professionals. GPS offers 10 fully online, part-time master's degrees and one online graduate certificate program. With three 10-week terms each year, Brandeis GPS provides exceptional programs with a convenient and flexible online approach. Courses are small by design and led by industry experts who deliver individualized support and professional insights.
About MorphoTrust® USA
MorphoTrust USA (Safran) is "The Identity Company," providing market-leading solutions and services to state and federal agencies as well as businesses that simplify, protect and secure the lives of Americans. The company's offerings help ensure individuals are who they claim to be through the use of document authentication, data verification and biometric identification (face, fingerprints, iris and skin). Forty-two of 50 states use MorphoTrust solutions to produce 80% of the U.S. driver licenses and IDs – the documents citizens rely on to exercise their civil rights, gain access to benefits and services, and ensure trusted transactions while reducing fraud and enhancing national security. Other programs include U.S. passports and passport cards, as well as solutions for border management, public safety, banking and travel. MorphoTrust serves consumers through a nationwide network of 1100 IdentoGO® Centers, delivering fingerprinting and other identity-related services to over 3 million customers annually.
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