Tim Roemer

Roemer is the director of Arizona's Department of Homeland Security and the state's chief information security officer.

State Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Tim Roemer is the director of Arizona’s Department of Homeland Security, which he was appointed to lead in April 2021. In addition to his role leading the department, Roemer is also the state chief information security officer, where he has made cybersecurity a top priority for the state of Arizona.

Roemer builds partnerships at the state and federal level while driving adoption across state agencies as the threat of cyber attacks grow. A firm believer in the “human firewall,” Roemer strives to educate state employees on how to prevent cyber attacks. Under his leadership, the ASET security team has successfully implemented the adoption of mandatory Security Awareness Training and anti-phishing email campaigns across the state.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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