Paul Kealey

Lecturer in Management Information Systems
Associate Director, Information Assurance and Security Education Center
Paul Kealey

McClelland Hall 430KK
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, AZ 85721-0108


Areas of Expertise

Information security and privacy
Information security risk management
Network management and security
Systems administration

Professor Kealey is a Lecturer in Management Information Systems, specializing in Computer Networking, Information Security and Risk Management. He is the current Associate Director of the Information Assurance and Security Education Center.

He completed his post graduate research at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and the University of Arizona in Tucson and has 18 years of experience in information technology and project management, including application planning and development, system design, security solutions, project guidance and leadership.

Interests include biometric authentication, encryption, virtual networking, cloud architectures and applications.


  • MIS 443/543 Business Data Communications & Networking
  • MIS 416/516 Information Security Risk Management

Licenses and Certifications

  • Committee on National Security Systems Certifications, 2017
  • CNSS-4012: Senior Systems Manager
  • CNSS-4013: Risk Analyst
  • CNSS-4016: Systems Administrator
  • Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Information Security, 2018
  • NSTISSI-4011 Information Security (INFOSEC)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)