Janine L Spears, PhD
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Information Systems
 Office: BU 335
 Phone: 216-687-3795
 Email: j.l.spears@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 335, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Information security, risk management, threat intelligence, risk assessment, operational risk, IT governance, regulatory compliance, information assurance, online privacy, online tracking, organizational theory, information systems
Ph.D., Business, The Pennsylvania State University
M.B.A., Business, Case Western Reserve University
B.S., Computer Information Systems, California State University at Los Angeles
Brief Bio:
Janine Spears is an Associate Professor in Cleveland State University`s Information Systems department with expertise in information security risk management. She teaches courses in information security and business process modeling and design. Her research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Information & Management, Journal of Information Systems Education, ISACA Journal, and in IEEE and AIS conference proceedings.
Professional Affiliations:
Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Association for Computing and Machinery (ACM)

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

PhD Project

Infragard, Northern Ohio chapter

Cyber Resilience Institute

Professional Experience:
1. Systems analyst in the major motion picture, PC manufacturing, and aerospace industries.

2. Technical account manager for a manufacturer of network logon
authentication devices in France.