College of Business

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Faisal Abdullah
Name: Dr. Faisal Abdullah
Title: Information Systems, Chair

Office Location: SB-124-N
Phone: (815) 836-5109
Faisal Abdullah is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and the Director of Master of Science in Information Security (MSIS) Program. He is an information security specialist and a multi-disciplinary educator. His teaching and research interests include computer forensics, e-discovery, database security strategies, information security risk analysis and management of information security. He has an understanding of regulations such as SOX, GLBA, HIPPA and FSGA and security frameworks like ISO 27000, NIST controls, and COBIT. He has in-depth knowledge of quantitative, qualitative, and hybrid risk assessment procedures and disaster recovery planning. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

D.Sc., Robert Morris University, 2005
MBA, Hawaii Pacific University, 2001
B.Com., University of Bombay, 1997