Joshua Beeman

Executive Director of Information Security & University Information Security Officer

Joshua Beeman is the University of Pennsylvania’s Information Security Officer. The Office of Information Security at Penn establishes, implements and maintains security programs to assist with the protection of computing resources and associated information assets against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure. For more information on ISC Information Security, visit

Previously, Mr. Beeman was a senior manager for Customer Value Partners in Washington, DC, working as a program manager on an Information Assurance contract for the federal government and on the development and refinement of the company’s Information Assurance practice. Prior to his stint in Washington, Mr. Beeman was the team leader of the Senior Cyber Security Advisor program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where he worked with senior lab management on the identification, management and mitigation of information security risks.

Before those positions, Mr. Beeman was employed at Penn for over ten years, first as IT director of hospital systems at the School of Veterinary Medicine, and then as IT security specialist senior in the Office of Information Security.   

Joshua is CISSP, GSEC and GCIH certified and received BA and MA degrees in Archaeology from UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively.