Angel Jones

Angel Jones

Instructor, Cybersecurity Analysis

Dr. Angel J. Jones began his 20-year cybersecurity career as a service member with the U.S. Coast Guard, investigating cybercrime. His expertise has made him the go-to subject matter expert for complex cybersecurity and cyber investigation matters. Dr. Jones' experience includes serving as the Chief Information Security Officer for several global firms, proactively protecting organizations from dynamic cyber threats.

Dr. Jones currently serves as the federal government's Director of Cybersecurity and Investigations. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Saint Leo University School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science, where he teaches graduate cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. Dr. Jones is also a Boston University Center for Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity advisor board member.

Dr. Jones has a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Leadership, where his research, "Quantitative Exploratory Investigation into the Barriers of Adopting DevSecOps Methodology into Security Operations Centers," embraces organizational challenges of modern cloud application development and cybersecurity. He also holds a B.S. in Information Technology and M.S. in Information Systems.

Further, Dr. Jones holds several industry certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Digital Forensics Certified Practitioner (DFCP), AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional, AWS Certified Security - Specialty and Project Management Professional (PMP).