- Juris Doctor, John Marshall Law School, Illinois
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Saint Louis University, Missouri
As executive director of REN-ISAC, Kim Milford works with members, partners, and sponsors to direct strategic initiatives for research and education networking institutions, providing services and information sharing that allows members to better defend local technical environments, and overseeing administration and operations. She joined Indiana University in 2007 and served in several different roles leading strategic IT initiatives, directing the work of the University Information Policy Office, and serving as the Chief Privacy Officer.
Previously, Milford served as the Information Security Officer at the University of Rochester, where she led an information security program that included disaster recovery planning, identity management, incident response and user awareness. As Information Security Manager at University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1998-2004, she worked on the establishment of the university's information security department and co-led in the development of an annual security conference. Milford provides cybersecurity, information policy and privacy expertise at national conferences, seminars, and workshops and participated in the development of articles and courseware.