Rhia Dancel Information Security Lead Auditor

Technical Scheme Lead, Information Security, NSF-ISR
Information Security, NSF Spokesperson

As Technical Scheme Lead, Information Security, NSF-ISR at NSF, Rhia Dancel supports clients with risk management within the information security landscape to achieve effective security objectives and goals. Dancel is an ISO/IEC 27001, 20000-1 and 9001 Lead Auditor for NSF-ISR and is involved with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program (CMMC).

Dancel has worked at NSF for over a decade. She previously held several auditing and technical positions in the information security and pharma quality sectors. She has completed technical writing work and audits for NSF throughout North America, working directly with customers on-site and remotely developing security control matrices. She has developed and built a risk-based platform that supports industry best practices for treating and mitigating risk and worked with multiple academic leaders on information security and awareness.

Dancel has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Wayne State University.

Her areas of expertise include:

  • Information Security
  • Department of Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity
  • Risk frameworks
  • NIST
  • CMMC