Posted on: October 18, 2017

Distinguished Speaker Series

Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Jim Jones (GMU) will be speaking on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in room 301 at Virginia International University. The title of his talk is “Digital Data Persistence and Decay – How can digital forensics investigators recover deleted files?”

Dr. Jim Jones is an Associate Professor in the Computer Forensics program within the ECE Department. Dr. Jones earned his Bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech (Industrial and Systems Engineering, 1989), Master’s degree from Clemson University (Mathematical Sciences, 1995), and PhD from George Mason University (Computational Sciences and Informatics, 2008). He has been a cybersecurity practitioner, researcher, and educator for over 20 years. During that time, he has led and performed network and system vulnerability and penetration tests, led a cyber-incident response team, conducted digital forensics investigations, and taught university courses in cyber security, penetration testing, digital forensics, and programming.