Faculty Profile

Wes Rhea

Professor Wes Rhea

Senior Lecturer
IS/ISA Career Coach - Hughes Leadership & Career Program
Information Systems
  • MBA - Troy University
  • BBA - Kennesaw State University
  • JD - Taft University
jrhea@kennesaw.edu
470-578-2678
Burruss Building 410

Certifications
  • Certified HIPAA Professional -HIPAA Academy (CHP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager -ISACA (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional Training
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Sarbanes-Oxley Professional -SOX Institute (CSOX)
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • Certified HIPAA Security Specialist (CHSS)
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
Research Interest
  • Information Systems
  • Healthcare Compliance
Teaching Areas
  • IS 3100 - Information Systems Management
  • IS 3560 - Business Process Management
  • ISA 3100 - Introduction to Information Security Assurance
  • EMBA - Business Process Management
  • EMBA - Business Process Management II
  • BUSA 2150 - Discovering My Major and Career
  • BUSA 3150 - Developing My Career Essentials
  • BUSA 4150 - Driving My Success
Publications
  • Why Security Technologies Are Not Enough
  • Information Security Awareness and Data Protection in Today's Climate
  • Healthcare Program Provider Maintains System Integrity with nCircle Configuration Compliance Manager
  • Competitive Advantage
  • The Impact of Psychological Entitlement in Online Education
Presentations
  • IT Strategy - IS 8800 - The Role of a Chief Information Officer
  • TLC Brownbag - Just who are our students?
  • Heartland eLearning Conference - The Impact of Psychological Entitlement in Online Education
  • Breaking into Business - Personal & Digital Networking
  • Georgia Independent College Association - IT Retreat
Awards and Honors
  • KSU Graduate Survey - Named as an individual who made a difference in a recent graduate's experience at KSU. - December
  • KSU Graduate Survey - Named as an individual who made a difference in a recent graduate's experience at KSU. - June
  • Faculty Honoree - Faculty honoree for the University Scholars Ceremony in Spring 2011 for one of my students. - April

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