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Tasneem Nipplewala

Part-Time Lecturer


Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Tasneem Nipplewala, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000


  • MS in Information Assurance, Northeastern University
  • BS in Information Technology Engineering, Mumbai University


Tasneem Nipplewala is a Part-Time Lecturer at the Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer Sciences. She teaches foundations course in Information Assurance and has a focus on computer security, enterprise architecture and risk management. Tasneem has earned her MS in Information Assurance at Northeastern and her Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Engineering. While pursuing her MSIA, Tasneem founded the Information System Security Association Student chapter at the university. She has worked in software development, insurance, life sciences and financial services industry in various security focused roles. Tasneem is currently a Vice President of Information Security at a Massachusetts based bank, and also serves as a Board Member for the New England Information System Security Association.

What is your research focus?

Information Security

What is your research focus in a bit more detail? Is your current research path what you always had in mind for yourself, or has it evolved somewhat? If so, how/why?

My focus is on systems architecture. This is a holistic area where you need to focus to software, network and functional security requirements. This area keeps evolving with emerging technology, changing regulatory and threat landscapes.

What courses/subjects do you teach?

Foundations in Information Assurance