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Pablo Molina

Pablo Molina, DLS

Chief Information Security Officer; Associate Vice President of Information Technology

Drexel University

Molina serves as Drexel’s Chief Information Security Officer, charged with planning and implementing cybersecurity policy across the university. In addition to his expertise in cybersecurity methodology, he has an extensive background in ethics of technology and information management. Molina is the founder and executive director of the International Applied Ethics and Technology Association and on the board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. He regularly comments on stories about privacy, ethics of tech companies, and laws related to technology and information management — including net neutrality, websites and tech companies protecting user data during investigations, and the ethics of the president’s election commission requesting state voter data.

Molina has previously held appointments as adjunct professor at Georgetown University, a senior lecturer at Washington University in Saint Louis and the University of Missouri in Saint Louis. In addition to his academic positions he has also served as an associate vice president for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Georgetown, CIO for Southern Connecticut State University, director of Information Technology at the University of Pennsylvania and director of Information Systems at Washington University at Saint Louis. Most recently he was the CIO for the Association of American Law Schools. He has written extensively on technology and information management and is a regular speaker at conferences related to technology, education and policy, and has presented to the United Nations, the American Bar Association, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute and several other national and international bodies of governance and professional ethics. 

For news media inquiries, contact Britt Faulstick at, 215.895.2617. 

In the News

  • Philly Courts Refuse to Name Security Firm Hired to Fix Infected Systems

    Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s Chief Information Security Officer, was quoted in a June 11 Billy Penn story about city officials refusing to disclose the cybersecurity firm hired to investigated a virus that infected computers in the First Judicial District last month.

  • Beware of the One Ring Scam

    Pablo Molina, DLS , Drexel’s chief information security officer, was interviewed in a May 8  WCAU-TV (NBC-10)  story about international phone spoofing scams and how to avoid them.

  • Here’s Why You’re Suddenly Getting Slammed With Privacy Policy Emails

    Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s Chief Information Security Officer, was interviewed in a May 24 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Here's How to Delete Your Facebook Account

    Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s chief information security officer, was quoted in a March 22 Philly Voice story about how to leave Facebook — as many users are doing in the wake of its data breach crisis involving Cambridge Analytica.

  • Facebook Wants Your Nude Pics Now To Stop Revenge Porn Later

    Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s chief information security officer, was interviewed in a Nov. 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about a program Facebook is testing in Australia that would prevent posting of nude photos without the subject’s consent.

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