Areas of Interest
Strategic Planning, Information Technology, Cybersecurity Risk Management, Cybersecurity Policy, Global Public Health, Law Enforcement Technologies, Global South and Developing World Technology Assessments and Introductions, Cybersecurity Ethics, Industrial Control Systems Security, Physical Security Systems
2020 to current – Pursuing Ph.D. Information Technology, University of the Cumberlands
2016      Leadership Development Program, Executive Education, Syracuse University
2011      Innovation and Technology, Professional Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1995      M.S. Management, Information Systems, New Jersey Institute of Technology
1991       B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Awards and Honors
2023       InfraGard National Award – Regional Winner Rookie of the Year Award
2023       National Security Agency Center of Academic Excellence (CAE-CD) Community Service Award
2022       National Security Agency Designation, Center of Academic Excellence, Cyber Defense Education
2022       EdScoop 50 Awards - University Technology Leader of the Year
2020       National Cyberwatch Center, Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Practice Category
2013       HealthTech Research Advisory & Council Award for Most Cutting-Edge Presentation
2010       InsideNGO Information Technology Award

Teaching Experience
Foundations in Cybersecurity
Management Information Systems
Cyber Risk Management
Cyber Policy
Digital Crime & Terrorism
Research Methods
Firewalls and Secure CPU
Academic Positions
2019-Present     Managing Assistant Director, Center for Cybersecurity, Kean University
2019-Present     Lecturer, Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administrator, Kean University
2005-2017          Director, Information Technology, Population Council (Rockefeller University Biomedical Lab Facilities)
Non-Academic Professional Experience
2017-2019          Lead Application Security, State of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police
2005-2017          Director, Information Technology, Population Council
1996-2005          Senior Systems Engineer/Supervisor Information Technology, Population Council
1992-1996          Senior Programmer, United Parcel Service
Global Location Work Experience (On the ground)
Africa:                 South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Ghana
Asia-Pacific:       Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, India
Europe:                Germany
Latin America:   Guatemala, Mexico
Ad Hoc Manuscript Reviewer
Cybersecurity Pedagogy and Practice Journal (CPPJ)
International Journal of Cybersecurity
Intelligence and Cybercrime (IJCIC)
International Association for Computer
Information Systems (IACIS)
Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI)

NIH Sponsored Clinical Trial Research Protocol Projects
HPTN 035
MTN-023/IPM 030
MTN-030/IPM 041
MTN-036/IPM 047

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
Certified Cyber Security Architect (CCSA)
ITIL Foundation (ITIL)
Project Management for Development Professionals (PMDPro)
Qognify Situator Administrator
Lenel OnGuard Certified Expert 
Genetec Security Center Technical Certification
Professional Affiliations
International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2
State of New Jersey State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program Planning Committee
Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
FBI InfraGard NJ
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Polish: Heritage speaker
Spanish: Heritage speaker



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