2021 National Cyber Summit
During these uncertain and unprecedented times, the NCS organization has been faced with a very difficult decision regarding our 2020 Summit. For the safety and well-being of our attendees and exhibitors, as well as preserving the unprecedented networking opportunities NCS provides, we have postponed the 2020 Summit until June 8-10, 2021.
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Summit Speaker Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

Session Information

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Threat Analysis and a Routine Activity Theory-based Mitigation Approach
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 2:15 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Von Braun Center - North Hall | Salon 1B
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Professor Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo
Cloud Tech Endowed Associate Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo received the Ph.D. in Information Security in 2006 from Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He currently holds the Cloud Technology Endowed Professorship at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and has a courtesy appointment at the University of South Australia. In 2016, he was named the Cybersecurity Educator of the Year - APAC (Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn), and in 2015 he and his team won the Digital Forensics Research Challenge organized by Germany's University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is the recipient of the 2018 UTSA College of Business Col. Jean Piccione and Lt. Col. Philip Piccione Endowed Research Award for Tenured Faculty, Outstanding Associate Editor of 2018 for IEEE Access, British Computer Society's 2019 Wilkes Award Runner-up for his paper published in the 2018 volume of The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press), 2019 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (JWCN) Best Paper Award, Journal of Information Processing Systems (JIPS) Survey Paper Award (Gold) 2019, IEEE TrustCom 2018 Best Paper Award, ESORICS 2015 Best Research Paper Award, 2014 Highly Commended Award by the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency, Fulbright Scholarship in 2009, 2008 Australia Day Achievement Medallion, and British Computer Society's Wilkes Award in 2008. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, an IEEE Senior Member, Co-Chair of IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee’s Digital Rights Management for Multimedia Interest Group, and Honorary Commander of 502nd Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
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Alan Roder
Digital Forensic Officer
West Midlands Police, United Kingdom
Alan Roder has been a West Midlands Police Officer since 2008 and has worked on investigation teams and as a Digital Media Investigator. Currently he works within the Digital Forensics Unit as a Forensic Officer analysing digital devices such as computers, mobile phones and other storage mediums including UAVs. Alan graduated from the University College Dublin with a Master of Science degree in Computer Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation. In 2018 he co-authored a paper entitled ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Forensic Investigation Process: DJI Phantom 3 Drone as a Case Study’. Alan maintains his research and development in regards to UAV Forensics and continues to write further academic papers and articles on this topic, most recently for eforensicsmag.com.