Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America

James Emerson

LtCol James Emerson USMC (Ret)

Chairman, Computer Crime and Digital Evidence Committee

International Association of Chiefs of Police

United States

Lt. Colonel James J. Emerson USMC (Ret) is the COO/Managing Director at ICG, Inc. He provides management of cybercrime investigation and mitigation services for private sector victims in cooperation with public sector agencies. Mr. Emerson’s law enforcement and security background encompasses a wide spectrum of national security and public safety disciplines over 39 years with a focus on cybercrime investigation, computer forensics, and related criminal intelligence over the past 14 years.
Mr. Emerson is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 151st Session and the U.S. Navy Information System Security Management Course. He also holds numerous professional certifications in information security and computer forensics. He has presented forensic evidence and expert testimony in many federal and state civil and criminal cases over the past 13 years.
Mr. Emerson has been the Chairman of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Computer Crime and Digital Evidence Committee for over 6 years. He recently Chaired the IJIS Institute Safeguarding Data Task Force, and Co-Chaired the IJIS Institute Digital Integrity Task Force, was a member of the DOJ/BJA Global/CICC Task Team on Cyber Safety for Law Enforcement, is currently a member of the ICANN Public Safety Working Group of the Government Advisory Committee, a board member of the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace and NW3C’s new International Association of Cyber & Economic Crime Professionals (IACECP) Board of Advisors.