Denise Woodward is an Information Security Manager in Governance, Risk, and Compliance for our Office of Information Security. She has 27 years of experience in IT, 22 of which are in information security. She got her start in information security working on the Help Desk of A.G. Edwards & Sons and has enjoyed solving problems and learning new things in the field ever since. Denise graduated from WashU with a B.S. in History and returned to her alma mater to join the information security team 14 years ago. In her work, she advises members of the WashU community in information security challenges, helping advance the university’s mission and objectives through her support of teaching and research. When she isn’t helping WashU avoid security risks and meet compliance standards, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing video games, traveling, and reading.