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Jim Jones

George Mason University
Associate Professor
Jim Jones is an Associate Professor of Digital Forensics and Cyber Analysis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at George Mason University. Jim earned his B.S. degree from Georgia Tech (Industrial and Systems Engineering, 1989), M.S. degree from Clemson University (Mathematical Sciences, 1995), and Ph.D. from George Mason University (Computational Sciences and Informatics, 2008). He has been a cyber security practitioner, researcher, and educator for over 20 years in various industry, government, and academic roles. 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. Research sponsors include DARPA, IARPA, DHS, NSF, and DoD. His research interests are focused on digital artifact persistence, extraction, analysis, and manipulation.