Faculty Profile for Dr. Garry White

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Dr. Garry White
Associate Professor — CIS & Quantitative Methods
MCOY 462
phone: (512) 245-9103

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Garry L. White is an Associate Professor in the Computer Information Systems department at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He holds a MS in Computer Sciences from Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi and a PhD in Information Systems Education from The University of Texas at Austin. Professional Certifications from the Institute of Certified Computer Professionals (ICCP) include C.D.P, C.C.P., C.S.P. and Expert Certified in Security Systems. He also holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Research interests and work are in the areas of human factors with computer technology, infrastructure security, Internet security, privacy, and global assurance. He has published papers in journals such as the Journal of Computer Information Systems and Journal of Information Systems Education. He was a guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Information Systems Education; Global Information Security and Assurance in IS Education.

Teaching Interests

Comptuer & Informaiton Security, Data Communication & Interent,

Research Interests

Comptuer & Informaiton Security, Data Communication & Interent, CIS Curriculum & Education

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Hewitt, B. A., & White, G. (2021). Factors Impacting Security Incidents on Personal Computing Devices. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 33(4), 185–208. https://doi.org/10.4018/JOEUC.20210701.oa9
  • White, G. (2022). Infrastructure cyber-attack awareness training: effective or not? International Journal of Information Security and Privacy, 16, 1–26.
  • White, G., & Shah, J. (n.d.). Root Cause Analysis for Information Security Incidents: pedagogical requirement. Journal of Information Systems Security.
  • White, G. (2022). Election trust though cyber security edicaiton: propose research (Vol. 38, pp. 52–60).
  • White, G. (2022). Using election voting to teach Hashing and Digital Signatures (Vol. 38, pp. 61–69).

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduating Student Recognition, Campus Support program. 2008 - 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Assoication. January 26, 2020 - May 15, 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creatvie Activities, McCoy College of Business. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Veteran Appreciation, Campus Support Program. August 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Nominee for Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Actvities, Univeristy. August 2012

Selected Grants

  • White, Garry. Infrastructure cyber-Attack Awareness Training - Effecitive or Not?, McCoy College Faculty Development Fund, Texas State University, $3000. (Funded: October 10, 2019 - August 30, 2020). Grant.
  • White, Garry. McCoy Faculty Development Fund, McCoy College of Business, Texas State University, $5000. (Funded: September 1, 2016 - May 30, 2017). Grant.
  • White, Garry. information secuirty education and protective behavior relationships on security incidents for the home comptuer, Tx State College of Business--McCoy Faculty Deveoplment Fund, Texas State University, $5000. (Funded: August 2013 - November 2013). Grant.
  • White, Garry (Co-Principal), Smith, Karen (Principal), Mendez, Francis (Co-Principal). VIGILANCE AND NARCISSISM AS PREDICTORS OF FACEBOOK USERS’ RESPONSES TOWARD SECURITY AND PRIVACY RISKS., Research Enhancement Program (REP) Grant, Texas State University, $10024. (Funded: January 2012 - December 2012). Grant.
  • White, Garry (Co-Principal), Smith, Karen (Principal). College of Business Administration grant, College of Business Administration, Texas State University, $2000. (Funded: 2010 - 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

McCoy College Deana's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Council
September 15, 2022-Present
Faculty Development Advisory Committee
August 13, 2022-Present
Lab Manager Search Committee
June 2, 2022-Present
National Speleogical Society
tutor volunteer
Boysville Home
January 1, 2016-Present