Dave Schippers

Dave Schippers, CISSP 

  • Title
  • Chair and Assistant Professor
  • Departments
  • Information Technology and Cybersecurity
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  • Brief Description
  • Dave Schippers has approximately 20 years of industry experience in information technology and project management. He has worked on large core system design, quality assurance testing, and system implementation with a large Midwest retailer. For the last 13 years, Dave has acted as the director of a technology group and information security leader, supporting 25 sites, three organizations and thousands of users. His leadership includes implementing over $8 million in technology bonds, acquiring federal USF funding, designing and implementing physical and video security systems, and engineering new security alert system components. Dave also consults as a professional investigator and cybersecurity professional, offering digital investigation and information security services. Over the last 3 years, Dave has acted as an adjunct instructor for Ferris State University’s Information Security and Intelligence program, teaching forensics, advanced forensics and geographic information system courses.

    Dave’s research and investigation experience includes digital image forensics with a focus on GPS data and GPS accuracy. Dave participated in a multi-agency functional system test of emergency response/notification software for GPS accuracy and reliability. His GPS and image forensics work prompted a webinar for a global forensics company and a speaking engagement for their global forensics conference.

    Currently, Schippers is earning his DSc in Cybersecurity from Capital Technology University. He earned his MS in Information Systems Management from Ferris State University. He earned his undergraduate degree in Information Security and Intelligence with a concentration in digital forensics from Ferris State University. Additionally, Dave has earned multiple industry certifications, including the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and EnCE (Encase Certified Examiner).

    Last updated: June 2017