• Enable the mission of the University through effective information security and privacy programs
  • Protect, Detect, and Respond appropriately to threats to University information and cyber infrastructure
  • Empower units and individuals by providing quality services and awareness resources
  • Be Subject Matter Experts on cyber and information security
  • Assist all levels of the University in making informed cyber and information risk decisions
  • Identify and escalate unaddressed risks
  • Coordinate efforts with auditors, regulators, law enforcement, and others

About the team

Learn about the Chief Information Security Officer

Isaac Straley joined the University of Toronto (U of T) December 3, 2018. Isaac holds the inaugural appointment of chief information security officer (CISO) at the University. In this dynamic role, Isaac reports to the chief information officer (CIO), and has oversight of the Information Security program, ensuring that the U of T’s networks, systems and information are protected meeting all regulatory and policy requirements. In his last role, Isaac was at the University of California for 13 years, where he held a dual post of both CISO and privacy officer.