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Gary C. Kessler

Director of Training and Curriculum Development

BitSec Global Forensics Inc

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BitSec Global Forensics Inc

136 State St Suite 210

Augusta, Maine,04330

United States

Company Description

BitSec offers a full range of defensible social media discovery services, including identifying use of social media, collection, culling and filtering, and production. BitSec has flat rated collection to make it easier to predict costs. For a copy of the prese...more

Background Information

Employment History

The Marine Discovery Center Inc


Adjunct Associate Professor

Edith Cowan University


Senior Engineer

BBN Technologies incorporated


Associate Professor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Program Director

Computer Society


President

Gary Kessler Associates


Program Manager for Public Key Infrastructure

CommerceNet


Associate Professor

Champlain College


Program Director

Norwich University


Senior Network Security Analyst

SymQuest Group Inc


Instructor

SANS Institute


Affiliations

The Journal of Digital Forensics Security and Law

Editor-In-Chief


Computer Museum

Charter Member


Computer History Museum

Charter Member


Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Member


Northern Florida ICAC

Member


Communications Society

Member


North Florida Internet Crimes

Member


IEEE Computer Society

Member


Green Mountain Critical Incident Stress

Member of the Team


Local Computer Networks

TPC Member


High Technology Crime Investigation Association

Member


International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners

Member


High Tech Crime Consortium

Member


N. Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Member


New England Electronic Crimes Task Force

Member


HTCC

Member


Council of Digital Forensic Specialists

Member, Board


Colchester Rescue Squad

Life Member


Graduate College

Adjunct Faculty Member


Prevel School of Business at St. Michael's College

Adjunct Faculty Member


Vermont Telecom Advancement Center

Board Member


System Administration , Networking

Member of Institute Faculty


PADI Companies

Member


North Florida

Member


Consortium of Digital Forensic Specialists

Board Member


American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Member of the Forensic Education Program Accreditation Committee


National Institute of Standards and Technology

Member of the Committee


Hill Associates Inc

Director of Information Technology and A Senior Member of Technical Staff


Technical Staff

Director of Information Technology and Senior Member


Vermont Information Security Coordination Center

Founder


Education

B.A.

Mathematics

Humboldt State University


M.S.

Computer Science

UVM


M.S.

Digital Investigation Management program

Champlain College


Master of Science

Norwich University


Ph.D.

Computing Technology

Nova Southeastern University


U.S. Coast Guard 50 GT Master Inland Water/OUPV

Associate Professor and program director of the Digital Forensics Technology major

Champlain College


Web References(178 Total References)


GKA - Education

www.garykessler.net [cached]

Gary Kessler's Resume [PDF]
About Gary C. Kessler Gary has spent more than 25 years in the training business and/or academia. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.S. in Computer Science, and a Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education. He has been a pioneer in both cyberforensics education and the use of online courses. Gary will work with clients to offer off-the-shelf training courses available from GKA and training partners, as well as build customized courses, as appropriate. Gary also consults with academic institutions in the creation and development of academic programs, primarily in the areas of digital forensics, information assurance, and computer networking. GKA can create training and education materials for courses ranging from a few hours to a few weeks. Gary has been a regular instructor and speaker at industry and academic conferences for the last 20 years, at events including the Conference of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, DoD Cybercrime Conference, HTCIA Annual Conference, Mobile Forensics World, and TechnoSecurity. Additional highlights include: In the 1980s and 1990s, Gary was involved in many training programs related to telecommunications and data communications for network service providers throughout the U.S. and other countries. Since 2000, Gary has been integral in the design of undergraduate and graduate curricula in computer networking, information security, and digital forensics. He was the primary designer of Champlain College's Computer & Digital Forensics (C&DF) program (2003), took the C&DF program online (2004), and developed an online M.S. program in Digital Investigation Management (2009). The C&DF program was named a model computer forensics program by the Electronic Crimes Partnership Initiative of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Cybercrime Program. He has also consulted and/or been a member of the advisory board of more than a half-dozen colleges designing digital forensics programs. Gary led the effort that resulted in Champlain College's designation as an NSA/DHS Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE). Gary was a member of the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) committee that designed recommendations for undergraduate and graduate digital forensics curricula and was a member of the Forensic Education Program Accreditation Committee (FEPAC) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), addressing accreditation of digital forensic academic programs. Gary was the leader in the development of online, instructor-led Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) Bootcamp™ courses in conjunction with the International Society of Forensics Computer Examiners (ISFCE). Gary has been involved in training activities related to digital forensics and cybersecurity with a variety of organizations, including Teel Technologies, the U.S. State Department Anti-Terrorism Assistance Cyber Training Program, and the Vermont Police Academy. Gary was the Program Director of the M.S. in Information Assurance program at Norwich University from 2011-2012. Gary is a Professor of Cybersecurity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and is the chair of the Security Studies & International Affairs Department. He developed the Homelnad Security program's Cybersecurity minor and the M.S. in Cybersecurity Management & Policy. Gary is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Computer and Security Science at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.


About GCK

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Gary Kessler's Resume [PDF]
About Gary C. Kessler About Gary C. Kessler Dr. Gary C. Kessler is an independent consultant and practitioner in the areas of computer and network forensics, mobile device forensics, computer and network security, TCP/IP and the Internet, and communications protocols and standards. He is also a Professor of Cybersecurity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL, where he is also the chair of the Security Studies & International Affairs Department. In addition, Gary is an adjunct professor at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, and member of the editorial board and past editor-in-chief of the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law. Prior to 2013, Gary was Program Director for the Master of Science in Information Assurance program at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. From 2000-2010, Gary was an Associate Professor at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, where he started the Computer & Digital Forensics (on-campus and online), Computer Networking, and Information Security undergraduate programs and the M.S. in Digital Investigation Management program, and was the principal investigator at the Champlain College Center for Digital Investigation. Prior to 2000, Gary was a Senior Network Security Analyst at SymQuest Group, a network integration consulting company in South Burlington, Vermont. Before that, he was the Director of Information Technology and a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Hill Associates, a telecommunications education and training firm located in Colchester, Vermont. He has been providing telecommunications course development, education, and consulting services since 1984, both at Hill Associates and as an independent consultant, with a brief hiatus as a Senior Consultant in the Professional Services Group at Bolt Beranek and Newman (BBN) Systems & Technologies (where he telecommuted to the group's Cambridge, Massachusetts office and was program manager of CommerceNet's Public Key Infrastructure Task Force). Gary has been a software engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California; Coordinator of Academic Computing at St. Michael's College in Colchester; and an applications programmer supporting researchers in the Cardiology Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Gary holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California; an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Vermont in Burlington; and a Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is also a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Gary was instrumental in forwarding the advancement of computer crime legislation in Vermont, the last state in the U.S. to enact such legislation (1999). Gary is also the founding chair of the Vermont InfraGard chapter and is active in efforts to reverse laws requiring digital forensics examiners to be licensed as private investigators. Gary is the co-author (with Peter V. Southwick) of ISDN: Concepts, Facilities, and Services, 4th. edition (McGraw-Hill, 1998), the co-author (with David A. Train) of Metropolitan Area Networks: Concepts, Standards, and Services (McGraw-Hill, 1992), and has written more than 60 articles and papers. Gary is also active in academic and industry conferences, including the ADFSL Digital Forensics, Security and Law Conference, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (for which he is webmaster), and the National Cyber Crime Conference, teaching tutorials or other presentations. Gary is also a PADI-certified divemaster and Master SCUBA Diver Trainer, as well as a USCG-licensed captain. He was originally certified in SCUBA by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation — source of the first recreational SCUBA certification in the U.S. — in 1967 at the age of 13. After a long hiatus, Gary was re-certified in 1991 as one of the original divers with the Colchester Rescue Dive Team in Colchester, Vermont. Gary dives as much as possible, finally eschewing the wrecks in dark, cold, murky Lake Champlain for the warmer waters of Florida... See some of his favorite SCUBA Web sites, photos, and other SCUBA-related information. Gary is a life member (and former Chief) of the Colchester Rescue Squad and was an Emergency Medical Technician from 1979-2006; he is also the webmaster of the Green Mountain Critical Incident Stress Management Team.


GKA - News

www.garykessler.net [cached]

Gary Kessler's Resume [PDF]
About Gary C. Kessler Gary was interviewed on the November 13, 2013, segment of Up To Date with Steve Kraske, a call-in news program on KCUR radio (the National Public Radio affiliate in Kansas City, MO). Gary was interviewed on the July 24, 2013, segment of The :30, a news program on WCAX-TV (the CBS affiiate in Burlington, Vermont). The segment was about practicing cybersecurity on vacation. Gary was quoted in the May 31, 2013, HELP NET SECURITY article titled "Becoming a computer forensic examiner," written by Managing Editor Zeljka Zorz. On May 28, 2013, an article titled "The Case for Teaching Network Protocols to Computer Forensics Examiners: Part 1" by Gary and Matt Fasulo was published in DFI News. On April 20, 2013, Gary was interviewed by Jake Tapper on CNN Newsroom about the impact of mobile devices and digital forensic evidence in the investigation of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt. Gary taught a face-to-face Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) exam preparation courses in conjunction with Champlain College at Daytona State College (Daytona Beach, FL) from May 13-17, 2013. Gary was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article titled "Identifying Disgruntled Employees Before They Retaliate," August 24, 2012. Gary will join the faculty of the Homeland Security program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in August, 2012! Associate Professor Kessler will focus on areas related to cybersecurity and digital forensics. Gary will be teaching a CCE Bootcamp, May 14-18, 2012, in Burlington, VT, through Champlain College. Gary will be presenting a talk about cryptography and co-presenting (with Cindy Murphy) a talk on the process of mobile device forensics at the 2012 National Cyber Crime Conference in May 2012. Gary will be presenting several Webinars for the national Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) training program on April 26, May 24, and June 21, 2012, from 2:00-3:15 p.m. Topics included cryptography (April), mobile device forensics (May), and steganography (June). Gary presented an online talk about cryptography for the Embryo project at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani in India in February 2012. Gary presented a talk about cryptography at the DoD Cyber Crime Conference in January 2012. Common Good Vermont's Lauren-Glenn Davitian interviewed Gary on November 8, 2011, about the Surveillance Society as part of their discussion on Digital Media at the Crossroads. See the interview online. The Consortium of Digital Forensic Specialists (CDFS), of which Gary is a Board member, officially launched on August 4, 2011. Gary was interviewed for the article "Bin Laden's ESI, which moved on 'sneaker-net,' may prove as valuable as his demise" by David Quinones, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), May 5, 2011. Gary was appointed the Interim Associate Program Director for the Master of Science in Information Assurance program at Norwich University in Northfield, VT in March, 2011, and became the Program Director in September. Gary will be participating in three sessions at the Mobile Forensics Conference (MFC) 2011 in Myrtle Beach, SC, June 5-8, 2011. Gary will be leading two sessions at the Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC) 2011 in Orlando, FL, May 15-18, 2011. Gary will be teaching a CCE Bootcamp, May 9-13, 2011, in Burlington, VT, through Champlain College. Gary will lead a conversation about computer forensics and personal privacy on March 3, 2011, as part of the Café Scientifique series at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center in Burlington, VT. Gary was named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, February 2011. Gary will lead an Online CCE Bootcamp, January-April 2011, through Champlain College. Eric Huber's blog, "A Fistful of Dongles," contained an interview with Gary on October 23, 2010. Gary joined the board of the Council of Digital Forensic Specialists (CDFS) in October 2010. Gary presented talks on mobile phone analysis and TCP/IP investigative tools at the 2010 Wisconsin Association of Computer Crime Investigators (WACCI) Conference in October 2010. Gary presented talks on cryptography and TCP/IP protocol analysis at the HTCIA International Training Conference & Expo in September 2010. Gary led an Online CCE Bootcamp, September-December 2010, through Champlain College. Gary presented a talk about Challenges of Digital Evidence at The 4th International Conference on Cyberlaw, August 2010. Gary was interviewed on the Tech Tuesday segment of the Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU, 88.5 FM) on July 13, 2010, about issues related to steganography. Gary is quoted in New Scientist, the Washington Post, and Wired.com about issues related to steganography after the arrest of alleged Russian spies in June, 2010. Gary led a session about cryptography at the Techno Security & Digital Investigations Conference 2010. Gary taught a one week CCE Bootcamp from 17-21 May 2010 at Champlain College, Burlington, VT. Gary gave a talk on "Cell Phone Analysis: Technology, Tools, and Processes" at Mobile Forensics World 2010. Gary led three sessions at DoD Cyber Crime Conference 2010. His topics will include An Overview of Cryptography and TCP/IP Protocols and Analysis. Gary led an Online CCE Bootcamp, January-April 2010, through Champlain College. Gary was quoted in the article, The crime scene evidence you're ignoring, Law Enforcement Technology, October 2009.


Michael Webber « BitSec Global Forensics

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Gary Kessler
BitSec Global Forensics Expands Management Staff; Gary Kessler Named Training and Curriculum Development Director BitSec's Gary Kessler to Speak at DoD Cyber Crime Conference Gary Kessler


Creative Services « BitSec Global Forensics

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Gary Kessler
BitSec Global Forensics Expands Management Staff; Gary Kessler Named Training and Curriculum Development Director BitSec's Gary Kessler to Speak at DoD Cyber Crime Conference


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