Indiana State University School of Criminology and Security Studies Cybercrime program current industry advisory board members are made up of cybersecurity professionals in industry, academia, and/or government and provide advice and direction for cybersecurity program efforts. The advisory board members meet once a semester to discuss the state of cybersecurity from both an acdemic as well as industry perspective. Members of the advisory board will weigh in regarding industry trends and issues and how to align Indiana State University's Cybercrime degree program with industry demands while still maintaining academic rigor and achieving the highest quality standards to meet and exceed accreditation requirements as the cybercriminology program is seeking designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (NCAE-CD). Please contact Dr. Jason E James at for interest in becoming an advisory board member.

The advisory board will meet in the 2022-2023 academic year in August and March.

Current Advisory Board Members:

Dustin Hutchinson, CISO at Pondurance

Nick Sturgeon, Executive Director of Information Security @ IU Health

Brian Toevs, VP/CISO at First Financial Bank

Amber Schroader, CEO at Paraben

Bryan Harper, Director of Indiana Fusion Center

Richard Cardwell, VP - Head of Innovation & Delivery Midwest

Jan Garvin, Executive Director at LEVA

Jamey Tubbs, Director of Training at Magnet Forensics