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Cybersecurity Faculty

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Pamela King, M.S.

Center for Data and Society
Instructor of Digital Forensics

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 cybercrime 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 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. 

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Kenneth Pyle

Center for Data and Society

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+

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Andrea Wentzell, M.A.

Instructor in Computer Science

Andrea Wentzell is a graduate of Chestnut Hill College, having gained her degree in Communications and Technology in 2015. During her time at Chestnut Hill College, she served on the boards of the Computer Club, The Griffin, and The Grackle. She immediately went on to complete an M.A. at La Salle University in 2016 in Professional and Business Communications. 

After graduating from La Salle, Andrea went on to work for Danella Companies in Plymouth Meeting, PA as the Marketing Coordinator where she did video and website programming, development, and content creation. 

Since 2019, Andrea has served as the Executive Director for the nonprofit Brave Hearts for Strong Minds. BHSM supports children that have lost a parent/guardian with 529 education plan funds through an annual walk. She has also worked with numerous other nonprofits and small businesses to build out their online presence

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Nadine Maher, B.S.

Academic Advisor in the Office of Academic Advising
Student Success Advisor, Center for Business, and Center for Education, Advocacy & Social Justice