West Virginia ””:http://polisci.wvu.edu/ University political science Lecturer Jason Thomas and Associate Professor Robert Duval are available to comment on President Barack Obamas plans to create a position to address cybercrime in the United States.

Thomas serves as the associate director for community relations at the Center for Intelligence and National Security Analysis. He is also the director of the Open Source Intelligence Exchange and Fusion Center.

Previously, Thomas served as an advisor to the FBI ’s Cyber Initiative and Resource Fusion Unit, ABC sPrimetime Liveand the WVU Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation program.

Thomas is a member of the LexisNexis Law Enforcement Advisory Board, International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, SANS Institute and the Network Attack Attribution Research Group.

Thomas can be reached at 304-293-3811 ext. 5294 or ” Jason.Thomas@mail.wvu.edu rel=nofollow> Jason.Thomas@mail.wvu.edu .

Duval is the director of the Center for Intelligence and National Security Analysis. He has taught and conducted research on international politics, national security policy, quantitative research methods and computer applications in political science.

Duval is the co-author ofBootstrapping,and has published articles in theAmerican Journal of Political Science,British Journal of Political ScienceandJournal of Conflict Resolution.He also manages a political science guide to the Internet, titledPoly Cy: Internet Resources for Political Science.