Meet the Instructors

Ralph E Johnson

Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, King County

Ralph Johnson has been with King County for 27 years, serving in multiple IT and management roles, including 12 years as chief information security and privacy officer. In this capacity, he oversees information security and privacy issues for the entire county and established the information assurance program from policy development to controls selection, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He’s the past president of the Holistic Information Security Practitioners Institute governance board and currently serves on the executive committee, product review board for the Trusted Purchasing Alliance and the education and awareness committee of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.

Johnson has a bachelor’s in business administration from Eastern Oregon University. He also holds multiple certifications in information security, information privacy, network administration and project management: CISSP, HISP, CISM, CIPP/US. He received the 2014 ISE® West People’s Choice award and was a nominee for ISE® North America 2014.

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