Students

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Current Students

PhD Students

  • Alan Bairley

Masters Students

  • Karen (LCDR) Goff

Graduated Students

2014

Matthew Roy
An Analysis of The Applicability of Federal Law Regarding Hash-Based Searches of Digital Media, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2014. Outstanding Thesis Award
Riqui Schwamm
Effectiveness of factory reset on a mobile device, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, March 2014. Outstanding Thesis Award. (Second Reader)

2013

Josiah Dykstra
Digital Forensics for Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud Computing, PhD Thesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, May 2013 (Committee Member)
Glenn Henderson
Triage Visualization for Digital Media Exploitation, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, September 2013
James K. Taguchi
Optimal sector sampling for drive triage, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2013
Michael R. McCarrin
Exploration and Validation of the sdhash parameter space, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2013

2012

Kristina Foster
Using distinct sectors in media sampling and full media analysis to detect presence of documents from a corpus, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, September 2012
Trek Poter
An Evaluation Methodology To Mitigate Non-Malicious Insider Threats By Balancing Usability And Security In Cloud-Based File Sharing Technologies, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, September 2012

2011

LCDR Greg Cardwell
Residual Network Data Structures in Android Devices, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, September 2011.
LT Ryan Mayer
Filetype Identification Using Long, Summarized N-Grams, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, March 2011.

2010

Maj. Stephen Lavelle
Fabricating Synthetic Data In Support Of Training For Domestic Terrorist Activity Data Mining Research, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, September 2010.
Outstanding Thesis recognition
Capt. Kenneth Nathan Phillips
Correlating Personal Information Between DoD411, LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySpace with Uncommon Names, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, September 2010
Outstanding Thesis recognition
LT Aaron D. Pickett
Vulnerabilities for Malicious Data Fusion from Unprotected U.S. Navy Personnel Information, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, September 2010
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Computer Science Award; Outstanding Thesis recognition; Graduation with Distinction.
LCDR Kristian P. Kearton
Correlating Temporal Rules to Time-Series Data with Rule-Based Intuition, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, March 2010

2009

LT Paul Farrell
A Framework for Automated Digital Forensic Reporting, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, March 2009.
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Computer Science Award; Outstanding Thesis recognition.
2009 Gary Kildall Award
Other publications: Practical Applications of Bloom filters to the NIST RDS and hard drive triage, Farrell, Garfinkel and White, ACSAC 2008
Capt. James Regan
Recovery of Deleted Data from Flash Memory Devices, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA September 2009
Outstanding Thesis Recognition.
LT Andrew Slack
Affects of Digital Authentication for Official Bulk Email, Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, March 2009

2008

Steven D. Bassi Jr.
An Automated Acquisition System for Media Exploitation, Master's Thesis, June 2008
Maj. James Migletz
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Computer Science Award
Automated Metadata Extraction, Master's Thesis, June 2008
Cpt. Daniel Huynh
Exploring and Validating Data Mining Algorithms for use in Data Ascription, Master's Thesis, June 2008
LT Simon McLaren
Reliability of Iris recognition as a means of identity verification and future impact on transportation worker identification credential. Master's Thesis, March 2008.