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Curriculum Vitae

A brief summary of Mr. Easttom's CV, is provided here.

University Degrees

  • B.A. Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Major Communications with Minors in Chemistry and Psychology. Extensive coursework in science (chemistry, physics, and biology) as well as neuroscience (neurobiology of memory, cognitive science, etc.). Also, additional coursework in computer science including programming and database courses.
  • M.Ed. Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Coursework included technology related courses such as digital video editing, multimedia presentations, and computer graphics.  A statistics course was also part of the coursework.
  • M.B.A. Northcentral University Emphasis in Applied Computer Science. Extensive course work in graduate computer science including graduate courses in: C++ programming, C# programming, Computer Graphics, Web Programming, Network communication, Complex Database Management Systems, and Artificial Intelligence. Approximately 30 graduate hours of graduate computer science courses.  Additionally, a doctoral level statistics course was included. A research project in medical software was also part of the curriculum.
  • MSSE Master of Science in Systems Engineering(In progress). University of Texas at El Paso.
  • D.Sc. Doctor of Science (In progress) Capitol Technology University.  Majoring in cybersecurity, dissertation topic is a study of lattice based cryptographic primitives for post-quantum cryptography.

 

Industry Certifications

42 certifications including: 15 cybersecurity/forensics/pen testing certifications; 12 programming/web development/database certifications; 10 operating system/network certifications.

Publications

26 computer science related books on topics such as programming, web development, operating systems, digital forensics, cryptography, and cyber security. These are from publishers such as Pearson, McGraw Hill, Jones Bartlett, etc. Many of these are used as textbooks at universities, in over 60 universities around the world.

Several dozen papers on topics such as cryptography, digital forensics, cyberwarfare, and cyber security.

Patents

13 computer science related patents

 

Standards and Certification Creation

 

  1. Member of the advisory board for Embry Riddle University cyber security program within the Homeland Security degree program.
  1. Created the course and certification test for Certified OSForensics Examiner (OSFCE). OSForensics is a forensic software tool used to analyze computers.
  2. Reviewer for scientific papers submitted to IEEE Security & Privacy.
  3. Editorial board member for the year 2016 for Journal of Information Security Science & Digital Forensics.  This is an international peer reviewed information security journal.
  4. Editorial board for the year 2016 member for The Forensic Examiner. This is a peer reviewed forensic journal.
  5. Subject matter expert for the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Server + exam creation team. I was part of the team that helped create the CompTIA Server+ certification test.
  6. Subject matter expert for the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Linux+ exam review team.  I was part of the team that helped create the CompTIA Linux+ certification test.
  7. Subject matter expert for the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+ exam Job Task Analysis team.  I was part of the team that helped create the CompTIA Security+ certification test.
  8. Subject matter expert for the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Certified Technical Trainer exam revision team.
  9. Created the EC Council Certified Encryption Specialist course and certification test. Then revised the course and certification in 2017.
  10. Created the EC Council CAST Advanced Encryption course.
  11. Worked on the Job Task Analysis Team for the Certified Ethical Hacker v8 test.

 

Speaking Engagements

Over 40 speaking engagements including at Defcon, ISC2 Congress, Secure World, IAFLS, AAFS, Secure Jordan, Hakon India, Hacker Halted, etc. Mr. Easttom is also a Distinguished Speaker of the ACM.

Professional Awards and Memberships

 

1. Distinguished Speaker of the ACM (2017 to 2020)
2. Member of the International Association of Cryptological Research (IACR)
3. Member of the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) and member of two special interest groups
4. Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers)
5. Member of the IEEE Computing group
6. Associate Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (2015 to 2018)
7. Member of InfraGard (FBI-Civilian group for cyber security)
8. 1992-1993 National Deans List
9. Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities 1998
10. Marquis Who's Who in America
11. Marquis Who’s Who in Education
12. Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering