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Randy  Magiera - Tulane University. New Orleans, LA, US

Randy Magiera Randy  Magiera

Adjunct professor of information security and cybersecurity | Tulane University


Randy Magiera is a cybersecurity expert in security management, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments.




Dr. Magiera has been involved with Information Technology and Information Security for over 15 years with leading companies such as CloudCheckr, EarthLink (now Windstream), Coopervision, and University of Rochester. Dr. Magiera enjoys working with organizations to build and improve information security programs. Dr. Magiera currently works with CloudCheckr as a Security Operations Manager, focusing on cloud security and helping CloudCheckr meet various compliance requirements.

Dr. Magiera holds Doctor of Science (D.Sc) in Cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University, a Master of Science in Information Technology from Florida Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in Management from Florida Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance from Western Governors University. Dr. Magiera also holds numerous technical certifications including the following:

-Certified Information Privacy Professional - United States (CIPP/US)
-Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
-IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP)
-Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
-Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
-Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
-Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
-Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
-Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP)
-Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP)
-Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
-Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI)
-CompTIA Network+ and Security+

Dr. Magiera lives in Upstate New York,and is married with two young children. During his free time, Dr. Magiera enjoys spending time with his family and three dogs, and enjoys keeping up with the latest cybersecurity and data privacy trends while studying for additional certifications.

Areas of Expertise (7)

Risk Analysis

Vulnerability Assessments

Information Security

Information Technology


Security Management

Change Management

Education (4)

Capitol Technology University: DSc, Cybersecurity 2017

Western Governors University: MS, Information Security and Assurance 2013

Florida Institute of Technology: MS, Management/Information Systems 2011

Florida Institute of Technology: MS, Information Technology 2011

Media Appearances (1)


Futurity  online


Governments need cooperation from many companies to block an application like TikTok, but it is nearly impossible to ban any application completely, argues cybersecurity expert Randy Magiera.

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