Pamela King, M.A.
Center for Data and Society
Instructor of Digital Forensics Program
Pamela King worked for nearly 20 years in law enforcement as a civilian specialist in digital forensics and cybersecurity for a federal program providing investigative support and information sharing regionally to state and local law enforcement agencies. While working in law enforcement, she produced tactical and strategic intelligence analysis for law enforcement and supported active high technology investigations by extracting evidence from digital media and computers. She conducted numerous professional training seminars in cyber crime and digital forensics for state, local, federal, tribal, international, and military police. She was employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for the Computer Analysis and Response Team (CART) assigned to the NJRCFL (New Jersey Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory). Following this, she worked in private industry doing cyber investigations, digital forensics, and e-discovery for over a decade. During her career, she was also the manager of several IT departments and was responsible for cybersecurity infrastructure, standard operating procedures, audits and assessment.
She began teaching at various colleges as an adjunct for courses in digital forensics, computer science, cybersecurity and criminal justice beginning in 2007. In 2014, she began working as a full time faculty instructor at CHC in the Computer Science and Information Technology Department in the Center of Data & Society. She she teaches, advises students, and manages programs for the School of Undergraduate Studies Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity (BS) degree programs, and the School of Graduate Studies Cybersecurity (MS) degree program.
Jordan L. Fischer is co-founder and managing partner of XPAN Law Group, LLC, a Women-Owned boutique law firm. She focuses her practice on international data privacy and cybersecurity and cross-border data management, with a special emphasis in European Union data privacy regulations and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Jordan has extensive experience in the intersection of law and technology. With a global perspective, Jordan works with clients to create cost-effective and business-oriented approaches to cybersecurity and data privacy compliance. Jordan also counsels clients on cross-border data management, including the complexities of discovery in international litigation.
Additionally, Jordan is a Teaching Professor of Law at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she focuses her research on data privacy and cybersecurity, exploring the convergence of the law and technology, and researching the practical implications of regional data protection regulations within a backdrop of the global economy. Jordan currently serves as the Vice-Chair for the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee. Jordan is also a board member of Women Owned Law, an organization that supports women entrepreneurs in the law, and a board of trustee member of West Chester Friend’s School.
Ken Pyle is a partner and chief information security officer of DFDR Consulting. He has specialized in information security, computer forensics, enterprise virtualization, and network engineering. Ken has an extensive background in network penetration and remediation, compliance, and secure design. Prior to joining DFDR, he served as a security and network engineer for several information technology companies and as the IT director/security engineer of a large accounting firm. Ken has consulted with financial institutions, banks, government defense contractors, and other highly secure facilities on issues of information security, computer forensics, and secure network design. Ken has lectured on information security and has published several white papers on subjects including public information gathering via social networking and social engineering. Ken was a featured speaker at the 2014, 2013 and 2012 Wolters Kluwer CCH User Conference, lecturing on “Information Security and Defending the Enterprise” and “Anatomy of a Cyber Attack.” Ken is a regular lecturer and presenter on information security and has presented for several accounting associations and professional organizations, including Prime Global, RBMA, and AGN. Ken is also a subject matter expert for information security, appearing in industry publications such as Accounting Today and the New Jersey Law Journal. He was also recognized as a “40 under 40” by South Jersey Business People in 2015. He holds numerous security and technology certifications from companies such as Guidance Software, EC-Council, Cisco, VMware, CompTIA, and AccessData. Ken has published several software vulnerabilities and exploits, and is an active researcher. He is currently working on a book concentrating on cybersecurity, forensics and secure design.
Ken's certifications include: CISSP, HCISPP, ECSAv8, CEHv8, OSCP, OSWP, EnCE, Sec+
Computer Science and Information Department
Instructor of Digital Forensics Program
Our college also hosts the Annual Cyber Security and Forensics Conference at our SugarLoaf Campus. This renowned conference is co-sponsored by the Chestnut Hill College HTCIA Student Chapter and the High Technology Crime Investigation Association.
Our conference centers on investigations, apprehensions and methodologies associated with the newest breed of high tech criminals.
The conference is also a gathering place for members from the Philadelphia Women and Cyber security group. Women make up only 11% of the cybersecurity workforce and with such low representation, the Philadelphia Women Cyber Security group advocates for and assists women as they navigate through the cybersecurity industry.
This year's conference takes place Fall 2021. Click here for more information and to register.