Darren Lacey, J.D.

Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Darren Lacey

Darren Lacey has been the chief information security officer for The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Johns Hopkins Medicine for the past 18 years. He has played a major role in building the Johns Hopkins enterprise’s information security program in response to regulatory changes such as HIPAA and increased cyber threat.

Johns Hopkins Medicine is a leader in information security planning, education and operations. The institution works closely with the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory on leading-edge security solutions and is a member of both the Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) and the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC).

Previously, Darren was appointed as the first executive director of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, a National Security Agency Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance.