Dr. Schou is the director of the National Information
Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC) and
the Simplot Decision Support Center (SDSC). These are two key
components of the Informatics Research Institute.
the Simplot Decision Support Center center was cited by the Information Systems
Security Association (ISSA) for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession.
his leadership, the Information Systems program was designated the National
Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education
research and publication interests include information security and privacy,
ethics, collaborative decision making, the impact of technology on organization
structure, and the application of technology to managerial decision making. His
work has resulted in over 200 monographs, books articles and formal
Using collaborative tools he
designed for curriculum development, he
compiled and edited computer security training materials and
standards for the Department
of Defense and the National Institute of Standards. These have now been adopted across the federal government.