Edward L. Goings
Ed Goings is a Manager in KPMG LLP's Forensic Technology Services Practice based in Chicago, IL. Ed is tasked with providing Digital Evidence Recovery and Forensic Data Analysis services nationally but focuses on the Midwest market. Ed has thirteen years of active duty military service during which he served as a Federal Agent in Computer Crime Investigations with the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations. During his career, Ed has conducted computer intrusion investigations for the United States Air Force, conducted hundreds of Computer Forensic examinations on electronic stored data for the purpose of evidence preservation and admissibility in court, and has testified numerous times in Federal Court on electronic evidence. Further, Ed was tasked to identify how and where intruders potentially access computer systems and then collect pertinent evidence to assist in prosecuting the perpetrator. Ed has provided valuable information to Air Force System Administrator on computer systems' vulnerabilities and network security.
D. Timothy Hartzell, CISSP, CISM
Tim Hartzell is a Senior Manager in the Technology Risk Consulting practice at Protiviti, Inc. and leads the Information Security practice for the Ohio and Western Pa. area. Tim has more than twenty-five years of experience in various aspects of information technologies and has taught courses in telecommunication and networking at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. For the past six years he has worked exclusively in the Information Systems Security field in the Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Health Care industries. Tim holds a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology and an MBA.
Mark R. Herbst
Mark R. Herbst is a Senior Biometric Test Engineer for the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation, working at the Department of Defense Biometrics Fusion Center (BFC) in Bridgeport, West Virginia. He is responsible for the quality of all BFC test reports and assists in the development of test processes and procedures. Mark retired after 22 years in the United States Air Force with a background in technical program management; test and evaluation; command and control; and aircraft maintenance.
Timothy W. Morgan
Timothy W. Morgan is a Project Manager with Information Systems Support, working at the Department of Defense Biometrics Fusion Center (BFC) in Bridgeport, West Virginia. He currently manages biometrics research liaison programs. Tim has managed programs for the Navy Supply Systems Command and the Institute for Scientific Research in the areas of Finance and Logistics, Operations Research, and Test and Evaluation.
Dr. Ron Ross
Dr. Ron Ross is a senior computer scientist and information security researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). His current areas of specialization include security testing and evaluation, security requirements definition, and information assurance. For the past five years, Dr. Ross has served as the Director of the National Information Assurance Partnership, a joint activity of NIST and the National Security Agency. Prior to joining NIST, Dr. Ross was the principal investigator on several large information security-related projects to include development of security requirements and specifications for computer systems and networks, security capability assessments of commercial operating systems, and the development of a computer security research and education program. A 1973 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Ross served in a variety of leadership and technical positions during his twenty-year career in the United States Army before retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. While assigned to the National Security Agency, Dr. Ross received the Scientific Achievement Award for his work in a national information system security project and was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal upon his departure from the Agency. During his military career, Dr. Ross served as a White House aide and as a senior technical advisor to the Army staff. Dr. Ross is a graduate of the Program Management School at the Defense Systems Management College and holds both Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the United States Naval Postgraduate School.