Marie A. Wright, Ph.D., is a professor of Management Information Systems at Western Connecticut State University. There, she developed the nation’s first undergraduate course in information systems security, and she led the implementation of the nation’s first interdisciplinary undergraduate program in information security management, within a school of business. She received her Ph.D. in Information and Control Systems from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. She has been actively involved in the field of information systems security/information assurance for more than fifteen years. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters, and she is a frequent speaker at information security conferences, colloquia and symposia. She also participates in many professional information security organizations. John S. Kakalik, Ph.D., is the co-chair of the Marketing Department and a full-time faculty member at Western Connecticut State University. He received his Ph.D. in Marketing from Michigan State University. He has been a member of the faculties at the University of Maine at Orono and the University of New Haven, where he also was the Associate Dean of the School of Business Administration. He has been a consultant to General Motors, the Federal Trade Commission, General Electric, and various state and regional businesses and law firms. His research interests focus on consumer privacy and the protection of sensitive information, and he has contributed to the information systems security/information assurance profession through the publication of a number of articles.