Bogdan "Bo" Vykhovanyuk, Assistant Vice President
Bo transitioned to the IT@UC Office of Information Security (OIS) from the UC Office of Internal Audit (IA). While a member of UC’s IA department Bo created the first UC Information Technology (IT) audit function, established a strategic IT audit mission at the university, developed a five year IT audit plan, and led a number of IT and security audits. Prior to joining UC, Bo enjoyed a career with a Big 4 public accounting firm providing IT audit, security and other consulting services to Fortune 500 companies. He led engagements that varied from audits of internal controls over financial reporting, segregation of duties, pre- and post-system implementation reviews, disaster readiness/recovery assessments, as well as the creation of a compliance department for a major domestic automobile manufacture.
Bo brings a wide range of progressive experience to OIS and is responsible for strategic leadership of information security for the university. He serves a key role in university leadership working closely with senior administration, academic and research leaders and the UC community. Areas of oversight include Governance & Compliance, Education & Awareness, Information Security Risk Management & Consulting, Information Security Operations, Disaster Recovery, Incident Response and Digital Forensic Investigations.
Bo also currently teaches as an adjunct faculty member with the School of Information Technology in the College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services (CECH), as well as the Lindner College of Business.
Bo has a Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems with a minor in Business and Master's Degree in Information Systems from the College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University.
Bo is a member of the following professional organizations: HTCIA (High Technology Computer Investigators Association), ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) and ISC2 (The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc).
- Education – BS in Information Systems, MS in Information Systems
- Professional Certifications – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), ITIL v3 Foundations