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Eric Rzeszut

Associate Director of Client Services

Eric Rzeszut
+1 434-924-6134
M.S., Management of Information Technology, University of Virginia
B.A., Communications and Computer Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Areas of Expertise: 
User support and training
Information security
System administration
Technical writing and communications
Professional Activities: 

Mr. Rzeszut is an information technology and data security professional with two decades of experience, the vast majority in higher education. He worked at the University of Alabama (UAB) for 16 years, serving as a founding member of that institution's Enterprise Information Security Council. A CISSP, Mr. Rzeszut is also an experienced presenter, and the co-author of 10 Don'ts on Your Digital Devices (2014), a guide to data security and privacy for non-technical end users.

Mr. Rzeszut has been part of McIntire’s information technology team since 2014.

Selected Publications and Presentations

“Using Amazon WorkSpaces to Support Compute-Intensive Curricula at a Distance,” presented at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit, June 2019 (with A. Defoe and B. Lewis).

“Life from the Other Side of the Table: Completing a Graduate Degree while Working in Higher Ed,” EDUCAUSE Review, 2019 (with S. Bredice).

“Reclaiming the Keys to the Kingdom: Higher Ed Admin Rights,” presented at the EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference, May 2019 (with B. Lewis and P. Seymour).

“Designing IT Guidelines for Global Programs,” presented at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, 2016 (with B. Lewis).

“Newbies Learning from Each Other: The EDUCAUSE New IT Managers Program,” EDUCAUSE Review, 2016.

“Designing IT Guidelines for Global Travel,” EDUCAUSE Review, 2015 (with B. Lewis).

10 Don’ts On Your Digital Devices: The Non-Techie’s Guide to Cyber Security and Privacy, 2014 (with D. Bachrach).