Dr. Joshua James being interviewed by CNN about North Korea Cyber Attacks

Joshua I. JAMES, PhD.

Legal Informatics and Forensic Science Institute
Hallym University, 1 Hallymdaehak-gil,
Chuncheon, Gangwon-do 24252, Korea
Tel: +82-33-248-1880
E-mail: joshua.i.james@hallym.ac.kr

Education

  • 2008 – 2014, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    • Ph.D. Computer Science by research in Digital Forensic Investigation
    • Automated Human Inference in Digital Forensic Investigations Using Hypothesis Reduction
  • 2006 – 2008, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA & Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    • B.Sc. Computer & Information Technology, Network Security Track
  • 2004 – 2006, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN, USA
    • A.A.S. Computer Networking Specialist

Employment

  • 2013 – Present, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
    • Consultant
  • 2015 – Present, Hallym University, Republic of Korea
    • Assistant Professor
  • 2013 – Present, Korea Information Technology Research Institute (KITRI)
    • Mentor and Lecturer for Best of the Best v2/v3/v4/v5
  • 2013 – Present, Digital Forensic Investigation Research Group (DigitalFIRE)
    • Digital Forensic and Cybercrime Investigation Researcher
  • 2013 – 2016, SoonChunHyang University, Republic of Korea
    • Visiting Professor / Researcher
  • 2012 – 2015, Korea University / Korean National Police University, Republic of Korea
    • Lecturer, Visiting Researcher / Adjunct Researcher
  • 2013 – 2014, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    • Lecturer with the Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation
  • 2008 – 2013, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    • PhD Researcher at the Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation
  • 2011 – 2013, An Garda Siochana (Irish Police), Dublin, Ireland
    • Seconded Researcher
  • 2012, Korean National Police University, Yongin-si, Republic of Korea
    • Visiting Researcher
  • 2009 – 2010, INTERPOL Secretariat General, Lyon, France
    • Intern for the Financial and High-Tech Crime Sub-Directorate
  • 2007 – 2008, The Conrad Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    • Information Technology Manager/Audio Visual Support
  • 2006, Information Technology at Purdue (IT@P), West Lafayette, IN, USA
    • Assistant Network Engineer
  • 2000 – 2005, Southwest School Corporation/Cameron and Associates, Sullivan, IN, USA
    • Subcontracted, Network Administrator
  • 2005 – 2006, Dialysis Center of Terre Haute, Terre Haute, IN, USA
    • Contracted Network and Computer Technician
  • 2003 – 2004, Farrar Electric, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    • New Construction Residential Electrician

Fields of Research and Teaching Interests

  • Digital Forensic Science
  • Automatic Event Reconstruction
  • Artificial Intelligence and Investigation
  • Big Data Analysis
  • IoT Investigations
  • Investigation measurement and analysis
  • Practical Investigations
  • Open Source

Publication: Academic Journal Articles

For an up to date publication list, please see the following sites / networks:

Presentations and Lectures

For an up to date list of presentations and lectures, please see my linkedin profile:

Fellowships and Awards

  • 2015, Science NextGen Voices Essay Competition winner (October)
  • 2014, Korean National Police Certificate of Appreciation awarded by Korean Commissioner General (June)
  • 2013, 5th International ICST Conference on Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime, Best Paper Award
  • 2011, Science Foundation Ireland, SFI Short Term Travel Fellowship Grant (11/STTF/I2203)
  • 2009, Science Foundation Ireland, SFI Short Term Travel Fellowship Grant (07/RFP/CMSF575 STTF 09)