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Rob Erbacher is a computer scientist performing computer security research at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) in Adelphi, MD. At ARL Dr. Erbacher is cooperative agreement manager (CAM) for the Science for Cyber cooperative agreement. Before joining ARL he was a senior principal scientist with the Northwest Security Institute (NWSI), a non-profit research organization based in Redmond, WA. Prior to joining NWSI, Dr. Erbacher was faculty in the Department of Computer Science Department at Utah State University. Dr. Erbacher is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Electronic Imaging, Chaired the SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis for 13 years, is currently a steering committee member for the SPIE Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis, was general chair of the past two Workshops on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensics Engineering and is now on the steering committee. Dr. Erbacher is on numerous other program committees related to digital forensics, computer security, and visualization and performs extensive reviewing for conferences and journals in these areas. He has over 60 publications in my research areas. In keeping with his research interests Dr. Erbacher spent the summers of 2004 through 2006 at AFRL's Rome Labs developing visualization for intrusion detection techniques for the air force under their summer faculty fellowship program. Dr. Erbacher received his BS in Computer Science from the University of Lowell in 1991 and his MS and ScD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell in 1993 and 1998, respectively. His research interests lie in digital forensics, situational awareness, computer security, information assurance, intrusion detection, visualization, cyber-terrorism, and cyber command and control.

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