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Information Systems Student Presents Paper and is Published for Work in Cloud Computing

Wayne Pauley, a Ph.D. candidate working on his dissertation in information systems with professor William Hafner, Ph.D., at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, co-authored a paper he recently presented at the Usenix HotCloud 2010 conference in Boston.

The paper titled “Toward Risk Assessment as a Service in Cloud Environments” was accepted as one of 17 out of more than 75 submissions. The paper was co-authored with Pauley’s committee member Burton Kaliski, Ph.D., Founding Scientist of RSA and colleague at EMC Corporation. The paper can be found at

Pauley is also currently an adjunct professor at Franklin Pierce University and does Global Sales at EMC Corporation. His paper called “Cloud Provider Transparency-An Empirical Evaluation” has also been accepted for publication in the upcoming November issue of the IEEE Security & Privacy Special Edition on cloud computing.

He can also be seen speaking at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Academy (IAPP) this upcoming September in Washington D.C.