Mr. John Christly is the Chief Information Security Officer and HIPAA Security Officer for Nova Southeastern University. He is also the Founder and CEO for OMC Systems, a Florida based Cybersecurity Advisory firm. His experience includes several industry regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, FERPA, FCPA, FIPA, and PCI.

As a highly accomplished author, Mr. Christly’s articles have appeared in publications such as Security Magazine, Executive Insight Magazine, 24/7 Magazine, and the ISSA Journal. He is also a frequent speaker at regional and national healthcare and security events including a presentation at the 25th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference.

He also serves as the:
- Healthcare Sector Chief for the South Florida Chapter of InfraGard
- Board Advisor for Cavirin, a Silicon Valley cloud security firm
- Member of the National DHS/HHS Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council
- Advisory Board member for the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2).

- Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB)
- Florida Licensed Private Investigator (C License)
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- QualysGuard Certified Specialist (QCS)
- Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CAS)
- AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Certified HIPAA Security Specialist (CHSS)
- FairWarning Ready® Certified Professional
- SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP)