Mr. Steve Helms

Faculty Directory

Department Head, Cybersecurity Programs
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

B.B.A., Texas A&M University

Mr. Steve Helms joined the faculty of JBU in 2017. He received his B.B.A in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University in 1996. He is presently working on a M.S. in Cybersecurity from Liberty University. Mr. Helms has worked in the network security industry since 1996. His career began in the energy sector at Schlumberger and continued at Reliant Energy in Houston Texas providing technical systems security administration and infrastructure design. After moving to a consulting role in 2000, he began the vulnerability assessment practice at Accudata Systems and has spent the last 17 years helping companies, in numerous industries from energy, healthcare, education, to finance, comply with best practices and laws through ongoing technical security assessments and penetration tests.


In addition to his technical abilities, Mr. Helms is a businessman and has conceived, designed, developed, operated, and in 2015 sold a small Internet software as a service (SaaS) company. Additionally, he has been an integral part of a recent start-up venture in the healthcare industry providing a software solution to improve medication adherence.


Mr. Helms and his entire family spent a month as missionaries to Belize in 2014 and hope to return for a longer stay in the future. He and his wife, Shelli, have five children: Natalie, Courtney, Connor, Garrett, and Joshua. They are involved with a growing church plant in Siloam Springs and truly desire to "live a life that demands a gospel explanation" (based on 1 Peter 3:15).


Google™ Translate: