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Mark M. Pollitt

Mark M. Pollitt

Adjunct

mmpollit@syr.edu

overview

During his thirty year career with the Federal government, Mark Pollitt served as military officer and FBI Special Agent, where he investigated organized crime, narcotics, stolen property, white collar fraud and computer crime cases. He became the first Agent designated as a Computer Evidence Examiner in the newly formed Computer Analysis Response Team. He was promoted to FBI Headquarters where he led the CART program during the period in which it grew from a handful of people to over 250 Examiners and became the preeminent computer forensic unit in the world. In 2002, he became the Director of the FBI’s Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory Program where he worked with Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to build digital forensic laboratories throughout the United States.

In August of 2003 Dr. Pollitt retired from the FBI. He currently splits his time between teaching and consulting. He is the President of Digital Evidence Professional Services, Inc. He serves on the National Institute of Standards and Technoloy (NIST) Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) Digital and Multimedia Sciences Scientific Area Committee. He has been teaching at Syracuse University since 2004.

Dr. Pollitt holds a B.S. from Cornell University, a M.S. in Information Management from Syracuse University, and a PhD. from the University of Central Florida. He holds several national and international certifications in digital forensics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

personal

I am an avid nature and travel photographer. You can see my work at: www.markpollittphoto.com

professional

I hold digital forensic certifications from ISC2 (CCFP) and the Digital Forensic Certification Board (DFCB). I am an FAA certified Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor.

research

Digital Forensics, Natural Language Processing, and Narratives.

teaching

I teach two courses at SU: IST522 - Applied Information Security and IST602 Digital Forensics.

Teaching


Teaching History - 2019-2020
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2019 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2018-2019
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2018 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Summer 2019 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Summer 2019 IST704 M001 Applied Info Security
Teaching History - 2017-2018
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2017 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Summer 2018 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2016-2017
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2016 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Summer 2017 IST522 M050 Applied Info Security
Summer 2017 IST602 M500 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2015-2016
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2015 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Summer 2016 IST522 M050 Applied Info Security
Summer 2016 IST602 M500 Digital Forensics
Summer 2016 IST602 M001 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2014-2015
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2014 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2015 IST522 M050 Applied Info Security
Summer 2015 IST602 M500 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2013-2014
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2013 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2014 IST600 M050 Digital Forensics
Summer 2014 IST522 M050 Applied Info Security
Teaching History - 2012-2013
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2012 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2013 IST600 M050 Digital Forensics
Summer 2013 IST522 M050 Applied Info Security
Teaching History - 2011-2012
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2011 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2012 IST600 M050 Digital Forensics
Summer 2012 IST522 M050 Applied Info Security
Teaching History - 2010-2011
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2010 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2011 IST600 M050 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2009-2010
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2009 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2010 IST600 M050 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2008-2009
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2008 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2009 IST600 M003 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2007-2008
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2007 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2008 IST600 M008 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2006-2007
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2006 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2007 IST600 M007 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2005-2006
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2005 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Spring 2006 IST522 M001 Applied Info Security
Summer 2006 IST600 M009 Digital Forensics
Teaching History - 2004-2005
Semester Course Section Title
Summer 2005 IST600 M010 Digital Forensics
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