Nancy Rainosek

Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Texas
Department of Information Resources
Portrait of Nancy Rainosek


The Cyber Team of Teams Panel Discussion

Monday, March 13, 2:30 p.m.

Surround Stage

PANEL DISCUSSION, The Cyber Team of Teams

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The Cyber Team of Teams – Understanding the challenges and opportunities of the technology infused world of today and the future can be overwhelming, no matter your point of view. Artificial intelligence, big data, the internet of things, the metaverse and cyberspace can be confusing and costly. To thrive in this complex world requires a team of teams working together to build the tools we all need to safely navigate and create in the digital verse. This panel of experts from government, academia, and industry will share their insights on thriving in the cyber world we live in today. Moderated by the Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) at the University of Arizona, the panel will share their insights through guided discussion along with your questions.


Nancy Rainosek, Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Texas at the Department of Information Resources, has over 40 years of IT experience in Texas state government and private sector consulting. Prior to joining DIR, she served as the deputy Chief Information Security Officer and the Enterprise Security Operations Manager for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. She was an IT Audit Manager and Information Resource Manager at the Texas State Auditor’s Office. Nancy has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Texas State University.