Joshua McAfee

Joshua McAfee is founder and CEO of the McAfee Institute, the most recognized provider of professional training in the intelligence and investigative sectors around the world.

After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors and Masters from Colorado Technical University, Mr. McAfee went on to continue his studies working toward his Ph.D. at the Chicago School of Psychology with a focus in Deception Detection.

Mr. McAfee spent over 20 years in the law enforcement and loss prevention sectors investigative thousands of fraud and criminal cases solving some of the most complex cybercrime known to man. Mr. McAfee over his career has had the privilege and working alongside some of the industry’s elite investigators from the FBI, DOD, DOJ, USSS, DEA and hundreds of state and local law enforcement aiding in solving some of the most heinous and elaborate cyber crimes to date.

Since founding the McAfee Institute in 2010 Mr. McAfee has lectured to thousands of intelligence and investigative professionals around the world, written 14 books, authored numerous articles, blogs, and whitepapers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Criminal Justice
  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Ph.D. in Deception Detection (ABD)

Certifications:

  • Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations (CECI)
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI)
  • Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP)
  • Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII)
  • Certified Cyber Threat Analyst (CCTA)
  • Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI)
  • Certified Human Trafficking Investigator (CHTI)
  • Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)
  • Social Media Intelligence Analyst (SMIA)
  • Certified Workplace Violence & Threat Specialist (WVTS)
  • Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI)
  • Certified Executive Leader (CEL)
  • Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Michael Simmons

With over fourteen years of experience in the Criminal Justice field and eight years in Law Enforcement, I have transitioned into the role of Director of Training and Certification for the McAfee Institute. The McAfee Institute is the gold standard for professional certification in the fields of Investigations, Intelligence, Fraud, Workplace Violence, Cyber, Deception Detection, and Human Trafficking.

Professional Experience:

  • Police Officer (Sergent) and Instructor
  • Criminal Justice Instructor – East Central College
  • United States Marine Corp

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Criminal Justice
  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Doctoral in Business Administration – Public Administration

Certifications:

  • Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (Certified Law Enforcement)
  • Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations (CECI)
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI)
  • Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP)
  • Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII)
  • Certified Cyber Threat Analyst (CCTA)
  • Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI)
  • Certified Human Trafficking Investigator (CHTI)
  • Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)
  • Social Media Intelligence Analyst (SMIA)
  • Certified Workplace Violence & Threat Specialist (WVTS)
  • Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI)
  • Certified Executive Leader (CEL)

I proudly served for 5 years in the United States Marine Corps serving tours in both Afghanistan and Iraq. I was wounded in combat on April 1st, 2003. After a year of rehabilitation, I was medically retired in March of 2004.

Josh Eudy

Josh Eudy is an Instructor and Technical Advisor at McAfee Institute. Mr. Eudy’s role is to oversee the planning, management, and implementation of technologies.
His focus is providing technical advice to the Board of Directors on institutional and capacity building efforts, particularly on issues related to operational planning, technological innovations, and methods for professional technical development and training.

Mr. Eudy has been rapidly advanced his career from an I.T Security professional to a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) due to his ability to develop industry professionals. He has worked closely with management to strengthen the infrastructure by continuously keeping up-to-date with technology that meets business needs. He continues to develop industry standards and best practices across to reduce vulnerabilities and cost while increasing productivity.

Mr. Eudy has lectured hundreds of courses across the globe with the McAfee Institute and Stanley Community College, he has had the unique privilege of working with some of the industry’s best intelligence professionals as their Instructor in the areas of cybercrime and digital forensics. He continues to use his passion for learning and teaching others fundamentals of what Cyber Crime involves and the techniques for recovering sensitive data that can be used as evidence in a court of law.

Professional Experience:

  • Cyber Crime Technology Instructor – Stanley Community College
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Technology Advisor

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Cyber Crime Technology
  • Associates Degree Information Systems Security
  • Associates Degree Networking Technologies

Certifications:

  • Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations (CECI)
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI)
  • Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP)
  • Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII)
  • Certified Cyber Threat Analyst (CCTA)
  • Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)
  • Social Media Intelligence Analyst (SMIA)
  • McAfee Institute Certified Trainer (MICT)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows 10
  • MCPS: Microsoft Certified Professional
  • SEO Individual Qualification

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