Nicole Lang Beebe, Ph.D. is the Lachman Distinguished Professor and an Associate Professor of Cyber Security, at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). UTSA a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense for both education and research, with a certified Focus Area in Digital Forensics. Dr. Beebe received her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Technology from UTSA, an M.S. degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.
She has nearly twenty years of experience in information security and digital forensics, in both the commercial and government sectors. She was a computer crime investigator for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations from 1998-2007. She has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2001, is a licensed private investigator in the state of Texas, and holds three professional certifications in digital forensics (CCFP, EnCE, and ACE). She has published several journal articles related to information security in digital forensics in IEEE Transactions of Information Forensics and Security, Decision Support Systems, Digital Investigation, and others. Her research interests include digital forensics, computational forensics, information security, and data analytics.