Richard Biever


Adjunct Associate Professor

Richard Biever is Duke University's assistant chief information officer and chief information security officer.  Under Richard’s leadership, Duke University has developed a strong, collaborative IT Security Office working with university departments, research faculty, other higher education partners to develop and enable effective cybersecurity defenses at Duke.  In addition to leading the security office, Richard is responsible for leading strategic planning efforts and coordinating IT support and needs for Duke-wide programs and projects. He is an adjunct professor in the Pratt School of Engineering, teaching in the Cybersecurity Master of Engineering program and has coordinated several technology grants at Duke, including National Science Foundation grants to create and deploy STINGAR, a Duke-developed threat intelligence and sharing initiative currently deployed beyond Duke at a number of higher education and research partners.  More information on STINGAR may be found at

Richard joined Duke in February 2011, after previously holding positions with the Georgia Institute of Technology's Office of Information Technology and Hewlett Packard. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in international relations from Georgia State University.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 300 Fuller Street, Box 104100, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: +1 919 684 8121
  • Email Address:


  • M.A. Georgia State University, 1999
  • B.A. University of Georgia, 1994

Courses Taught

  • CYBERSEC 500: Introduction to Cybersecurity Perspectives