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Jonathan K. Adams Doctoral Student, Cybersecurity, Marymount University

My research interests are centered on usable security. I am interested in usability and user factors that impact cybersecurity and can be utilized to optimize and improve security tools and policies. 

Academic Background

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Engineering, SANS Institute, 2019
Master's of Science in Computer Science, Howard University, 2002
Bachelor's of Science in Computer Information Science, Benedict College, 2001

Teaching Experience
Adjunct Assoc. Prof., Northern Virginia Community College, IET/Cyber, 2019 – Present
Adjunct Faculty, George Mason University, ISOM Dept, 2020 – 2022
Adjunct Asst. Prof., University of Maryland University College, 2011
Adjunct Asst. Prof., Northern Virginia Community College, Computer Science, 2007
Graduate Assistant, UNC Charlotte, Computer Science, 2003

Refereed Conference Publications
Adams, J. K. & Liu, M. (2022, August). Impact of User Experience and Comprehension on Security Awareness Training. In Proceedings of the 2022 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2022). Top 25% paper
Adams, J. K. (2006, April). A service-centric approach to a parameterized RBAC service. In Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS international conference on Applied computer science (pp. 1050-1055).

Other Publications
Adams, J. K. (2019). WiFiCue: Public Wireless Access Security Assessment Tool. arXiv e-prints, arXiv-2910. (SANS Capstone)