Galen A. Grimes, M. S.

Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Information Sciences and Technology
Information Sciences and Technology Department Coordinator
Office Phone: 412-675-9479
Office Location: Frable Building 213E
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Mr. Grimes is an Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at the Greater Allegheny campus of the Pennsylvania State University where he has taught since 1999.

Prior to working at Penn State Mr. Grimes worked as a project manager at Mellon Bank (now Bank of NY Mellon). Mr. Grimes is also an experienced author on general computing, desktop application, and Internet related topics. He has had 17 books published since 1993. His titles have been translated into 17 languages and distributed over five continents.

Teaching Interests:

Computer security, risk management


FALL 2017
Class Class Title Days & Times Room
SRA111 Intro to SRA Mo We Fr 11:15am - 12:05pm Main 205
CRIMJ304 Security Admin Mo We Fr 1:25pm - 2:15pm Frable 221
IST110 Info People Tech Mo We Fr 2:30pm - 3:20pm Frable 310
Office Hrs   Mo Wed (and by appointment) 3:30pm - 4:30pm  
Research Interests
Network, desktop, mobile device and credit card security, intrusion detection, risk management, and spam.