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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. 

Current Academic Program
Candidate for Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity, Marymount University (2024)

Prior 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)

Past Teaching Experience
Adjunct Assoc. Prof., Northern Virginia Community College, IET/Cyber
Adjunct Faculty, George Mason University, School of Business, ISOM Department
Adjunct Asst. Prof., University of Maryland University College
Adjunct Asst. Prof., Northern Virginia Community College, Computer Science
Graduate Assistant, UNC Charlotte, Computer Science Department

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)