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Rahul K Patel, Ph.D.

Adjunct Industry Associate Professor, Information Technology and Management

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Ph.D. Management Information Systems, Northcentral University
M.B.A eBusiness, DePaul University
M.S. Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
B.E. Electrical Engineering, M.S. University of Baroda, India


Dr. Patel is a seasoned Cyber / Information Security professional with over 23 years of experience defending the Availability, Confidentiality, and Integrity of information assets. He is presently leading information security and risk management as an Information Security Officer. Dr. Patel’s responsibilities include executive risk management function responsible for identifying and evaluating risks and driving the implementation of solutions to mitigate security exposure through continuous research of the latest security vulnerabilities, threats, capabilities, and mitigation techniques.


Information Security Risk Management


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)


Patel, R. K. (2016). Examining predictors of satisfaction with mobile payment systems among small business users (O. N. 10182886). ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1850987572).

Chudasama, A.R., Kanitkar, S.A., and Patel. R. K. (1996). Design and development of very high voltage standard capacitor. Proceedings of the annual research and development session, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi.

Industry Title 

Elections Information Security Officer, Office of Cook County Clerk