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Southern Oregon University

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

 

Office: CS 222
Phone: (541) 552-6974
email: ackler@sou.edu

Lynn Ackler's home page

Education & Experience

Ph.D. Mathematics, Lehigh University, 1971
Thesis: Isometry of Riemannian Manifolds to Spheres

M.S. Foundation of Mathematics, Ohio State University, 1963

B.A. Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1958

Teaching

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Research Interests

Dr. Lynn Ackler spearheaded the development of our Computer Science interdisciplinary tract for computer security and information assurance. He teaches a variety of courses in the area of computer security and computer forensics. Specifically: security fundamentals including cryptography, local area network security and secure system administration. The computer forensics sequence consists of file system forensics, live system forensics and a practicum that results in expert witness testimony in a court room setting. Graduate research activities include secure Internet communications systems and live forensic examination techniques. Dr. Ackler collaborates extensively with the Departments of Criminology and Biology, and local organizations such as the High Tech Crimes Task Force in Central Point and the Fish and Wild Life Service Forensics Laboratory in Ashland.