Alexander has over 25 years of experience in the Telecommunications, Information Technology and IT Security fields. He was responsible for the creation and deployment of solutions protecting networks, systems and information assets for a large number of organizations in both the private and public sectors.
Alexander also managed numerous projects in the areas of Internet technologies, system integration, distributed computing, embedded designs, wired and wireless data and voice communications. He earned a Master of Science in Mechanics with Majors in Robotics, Cybernetics and Automated Control Systems, and holds the following key professional certifications in the IT Security field: CISSP, ISSAP, CAP, CEH, CISA, CISM, CRISK, PI, COBIT, EMCDSA, and ITIL.
Jacob worked 35 years in law enforcement (regulatory compliance and criminal investigation) with the Canadian Federal Government. The last ten years of his service were spent learning and practicing digital forensics - searching and seizing in the field, analyzing in the lab, and managing a talented team of examiners and analysts. Since retiring from public service in 2009, Jacob has concentrated his efforts on improving digital forensic skills in law enforcement.
Recent engagements revolved around training law enforcement officers from around the world, being involved with projects sponsored by Interpol, Europol, the European Cyber Crime Training and Education Group, and University College Dublin.