Instructor in the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies.


M.S., Brandeis University

Field of Specialty

Healthcare information security, information security, Incident response handling, Risk assessments, Vulnerability assessments, Penetration testing, Computer security, Information security management, Open source intelligence (OSINT), Threat intelligence, Application Security (appsec)

Contact Information


Roy Wattanasin

Roy Wattanasin is a healthcare information security professional. He manages the information security program, leads projects and performs security research. Roy is heavily involved with many computer security groups including OWASP Boston, ISSA, SecureWorld and the local communities. Roy is also a member of multiple advisory groups. He is an adjunct instructor at Brandeis University as part of the Health and Medical Informatics and Information Security Master's degree programs.

He also co-founded CybermedRX.org and is credited for bringing back the Security BSides Boston conference and creating its framework. Roy is an actively sought out speaker and enjoys teaching. He is currently working on ways to integrate computer security into different academia programs.

More information at About Me


Wattanasin, Roy. "Discussion Group: Perspectives of How to Develop a Winning Career in Information Security." Source Conference. Boston. 04/2012.

Wattanasin, Roy. "Teaching: Metasploit Fundamentals and Metasploit Continued Courses." Boston Application Security Conference 2012 - BASC by OWASP Boston. Cambridge, MA. 10/2012.

Advanced Cyber Security Center, MITRE. Cyber Security Resource Directory - Academic Resource Guide. 09/2011

Wattanasin, Roy. "How to Become a More Successful Information Security Professional in 2011." 2011 SecureWorld Expo. SecureWorld. 03/2011.

Wattanasin, Roy. "Security Tools for 2011." Security Camp. Boston College BC, Northeast Region Computing Program NERCOMP. Boston College. 03/2011.

Wattanasin, Roy. "Web Application Security & Vulnerability Management Tools." Security Camp. Boston University BU, Northest Regional Computing Program NERCOMP. Boston University. 08/2009.

Wattanasin, Roy. "Web Application Security Made Easy." Security Meetup. Boston. 07/2011.

Courses Taught

RHIN 120 Health/Medical Information Systems Security
RIAS 102 Foundations of Information Assurance Management