CISSP, GCFA, GPEN, GSNA, GSLC, GCFW, CEH,ECSA, EMCCA, EMCCAe, VCP-DCD, GCFW, MCSE
Israel Emmanuel is the Lead Instructor for the Cybersecurity, Virtualization and Forensics (CVF) program at Century College, one of Minnesota’s largest two-year colleges. Israel pioneered the CVF at Century and with collaboration of other faculty developed the curriculum and associated degree and certificate programs. Israel has more than 19 years of experience in IT security, computer forensics, vulnerability, intrusion detection/prevention, and incident response. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the SANS institute. He has consulted with several Fortune 500 companies in the areas of regulatory compliance, forensics, threat detection and identity and access management.
CEH v8, OSWP, TCNA
Jake is a Red Teamer at a local Fortune 500 company where he tinkers and challenges security practices. Jake’s experience includes a variety of security assessments including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, social engineering, red teaming, and more.
Kristy is currently a Sr. Security Engineer specializing in Digital Forensics and eDiscovery for an international company. She is involved in incident response, internal investigations related to employment and internal audits while supporting e-discovery for the legal department. Kristy has her BS in Computer Forensics and Digital investigations from Champlain College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Previously, Kristy worked for the State of Wisconsin and the Pennington County Sherriff’s Office in South Dakota as a forensic examiner. She was a part of the federal Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force. Her case load included both state and federal crimes. She has also worked for a Fortune 100 retailer and a top ranking medical hospital. She has attended many trainings such as the National ICAC Training in 2012, Citrix Xenapp, and EnCase, EnFuse and Offensive Security.
Paul is currently a detective and forensic examiner for the City of Maplewood. Paul is a sworn law enforcement professional that investigates multiple crimes including computer crimes. He is assigned to the MN Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force and conducts forensic examination on digital evidence. He provides in-service training for department officers in the proper handling of digital evidence. He holds his Masters in Computer Forensic and Digital Investigations from Champlain College and has attended training from AccessData, NW3C and HTCIA.