Elizabeth Hawthorne , PhD, CISSP, CCFE
CCECC Immediate Past Chair, Senior Professor of Computer Science, Union County College, Cranford, NJ
Dr. Hawthorne was named an ACM Distinguished Educator in 2015. Read announcement here.
Dr. Hawthorne completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations from the University of Maryland in 2014.
The following Curricular Resources for teaching Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations were made possible from a generous gift through the Intel Security Curriculum Program
- Numbering schemes for computing devices used by forensic analysis
- Forensic analysis of file systems
- Software toolkits - open source and proprietary - for cyber forensics investigations
- Collecting digital evidence and preserving the chain of custody
- Cyber forensic investigations involving email and web browsing
- Cyber forensic investigations involving cell phones, mobile devices, and embedded systems, e.g., Internet of Things (IoT) & Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
- Cyber forensic investigations involving networks and cloud computing environments
- Cyber forensic investigations involving social media and social engineering
- Legal, ethical, and psychological ramifications of cyber forensic investigations
- Anti-forensics and mitigation techniques
- Consortium for Advanced Cyberforensics Education (ACE)
Dr. Hawthorne can be contacted at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com regarding these resources.
Publications: Cybersecurity Education
- Creating 2+2 Education Pathways in Cybersecurity ACM Inroads, Community College Corner, June 2015
- Cyber Science: An Emerging Discipline? ACM Inroads, Digest of ACM Educational Activities, March 2015
- Multifarious Initiatives in Cybersecurity Education ACM Inroads, Community College Corner, September 2013