George W. Burruss, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of South Florida and affiliated with the Florida Cybersecurity Center. He received his Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2001. Before earning his doctorate, Burruss served as a fraud investigator with the Office of Missouri Attorney General. His research focuses on criminal justice organizations, including policing, homeland security and juvenile courts. Also, he studies the causes and correlates of offending in cyberspace and how the police respond to cybercrime. He recently published a book with colleagues, "Policing Cybercrime and Cyberterror".