James Frost, PhD


Degrees:
Colorado School of Mines; Geological Engineering; BSc, 1974
Idaho State University; Business; MBA, 1989
Idaho State University; Pharmacy Administration; PhD, 2000

Positions Held

Idaho State University, 2005 – Present – Assistant Research Professor, Informatics Research Institute.
Idaho State University, 2000 to 2005 -- University Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems Programs
Co-PI, National Science Foundation - $1,051,509, Idaho State University Scholarship For Service 2008 Project, 2008 – 2012. 
PI: National Science Foundation $250,000 Collaborative Capacity Building Grant in Information Assurance with Hampton University, 2006-2010.
Interests: health informatics, HIPAA, information assurance, group decision support, cybernetics

Idaho State University, 1991 – 2000 -- University Instructor, Computer Information Systems Programs; coordinator for the Introduction to Information Systems class – a service course offered for all students at ISU.  The average annual enrollment for this class exceeds 1,000 students.

Simplot Decision Support Center Manager, 1990 to present. As the manager and lead facilitator for collaborative efforts, I addressed a multitude of problem-solving efforts primarily using the nominal group technique.  Business, federal government and education were participants in many separate sessions.  Through these efforts, the Center has been self-funding from its inception.

Honors and Distinguished Services

CompTia Security+ awarded January 2011. 
Best Paper Award, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Pedagogy track, A Model for Motivating Students in a Flipped Instruction CIS Class, 2013. 
Chair of the board of directors of the Mountain Plains Management Conference 2004 – 2006 member of the board of directors 2000 – 2004 and 2006 to present. 
Review of grants submitted for the NSF grant: Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (TUES) program, July 25-26th 2011 at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City-National Airport - Arlington, VA
Chair of Curriculum Council for Idaho State University 2002 – 2004 – implemented new procedures and modified by-laws as a council to Faculty Senate for review, approval and enhancement of the quality of educational programs at ISU.  Reviewed and recommended new programs to the Vice President of Academic Affairs prior to submission to the State Board of Education.
Editorial reviewer for security and management of information systems for Thompson Publishing and McGraw-Hill. 
Reviewer in information assurance track for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). 

Selected peer-reviewed publications

Books & Monographs
Frost, James, Schou, Corey, and Springer, John, “Principles of Computer Security – Security+ and Beyond, Project Book”, 2004.
Frost, James, and Schou, Corey, eDACUM IX.  Monograph Update of Existing NSTISSC Training Standards – Systems Administrator for the Federal government, July 2000.
Frost, James, and Schou, Corey.  eDACUM VIII.  Risk management monograph for the Federal government, July 1999.
eDACUM VII The Certifier’s Roles and Skills, Monograph, Department of Defense, 481 pages, Frost, Schou June 1999 Monograph)
Frost, James, Development of a model of facilitation for case studies education in Health Professions: An exploratory, observational study. May 2000.

Journals
Frost, J. Hamlin, A. (2012). INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ATTITUDES CONCERNING ACADEMIC DISHONESTY SITUATIONS. The 8th International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering, FECS'12. Las Vagas, NV.
Frost, J., Hamlin, A. Ethical Posture Comparisons Between Male and Female International Business Students. Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, 2012, Kearney, NB. 
Frost, James. Hamlin, Alan, Barczyk, Casmir, Powell, Greg. (2012). A COMPARISON OF UNIVERSITY EFFORTS TO CONTAIN ACADEMIC DISHONESTY. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (JLERI).
Frost, James, Hamlin, Alan, Barczyk, Casimir C., A Survey of Professor Reactions to Scenarios of Academic Dishonesty in American Universities, Journal of Business Inquiry, Dec. 2006.
Schou, Corey, Frost, James, and Maconachy, William V., Building an Educational Response to Terrorism: A Multifaceted Problem, A Multidimensional Response, Information Systems Control Journal, Vol. 6, 2004.
Frost, James and Gantt, Gamewell, Forensic Authentication and Non-Repudiation Techniques to Deter Plagiarism,” Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics, 2004
Schou, Corey D., Frost, James., Homeland security and Information Assurance in Biomedical Informatics Systems, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, January/February 2004.
Frost, James, Maconachy, William V., Schou, Corey, and Springer, John.D., "Building an Educational Response to Terrorism:  A Multifaceted Problem, A Multidimensional Response," Information Systems Control Journal, Vol. 6, 2004.
Frost James and Gantt, Gamewell, An Investigation of Plagiarism and Electronic Agents to Assist in Detecting Plagiarism, Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics, 2002.
Schou, Corey D., Frincke, Deborah, Reynolds, Charles (Pat), Frost, James, Davis, James, Meeting the Information Assurance Crisis — Now”; EDPACS EDP Audit and Control Systems, December, 2000.

Proceedings and Presentations
Frost, James, The Proper Use of Organizational Policy to Cope with a Vibrant Threat to the American Way of Life - Corporate Espionage, in the Proceedings of The Cyber Security Symposium: Public-Private Partnerships, Moscow, ID, April 8th, 2014
Frost, James, A Model to Motivate Students in a Flipped Information Assurance Class, in the Proceedings of the Allied Academies’ Spring International Conference, Nashville, TN, March 27, 2014.
Frost, James, The Proper Use of Organizational Policy to cope with the Vibrant Threat to the American Way of Life - Corporate Espionage, Cyber Security Symposium 2014, 2014. 
Frost, James, A Model  to Motivate Students in a Flipped Instruction Information Assurance Class, Academy of Educational, Leadership, Volume 19, Number 1, Allied Academies International Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, March 26-29, 2014
Frost, James, A Model for Motivating Students in a Flipped Instruction CIS Class, Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, 2013.
Frost, James, Corporate Espionage: Threatening the American Way of Life. Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, 2013.
University Student Perceptions About Technology-Driven Privacy Issues, oral presentation at Mountain Plains Management Conference, 2013. 
Frost, James, Emerging Concerns for Information Assurance Students.  The 6th Annual
Information Assurance Symposium, February 2012. 
Frost, J., Hamlin, A. Ethical Posture Comparisons Between Male and Female International Business Students. Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, 2012, Kearney, NB. 
Frost, James C., and Hamlin, Alan, A Gender-based Comparison of the Ethics of International Business Students, presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2012.
Frost, James C., Espionage, an enhancement to Business School Curriculum, presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2012.
Frost, James and Schou, Corey, Critical Thinking and Ethics Integrated Across the Information Assurance Curriculum, ACEIS 2009: The Second Annual Conference on Education in Information Security, February 2009.
Frost, James and Albright, Frederick, It is Poor Craftsmen that Blame Their Tools as a Response to Death by PowerPoint, in the Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference at Idaho State University, Oct 2008.
Carstenson, Larry, Barczyk, Casimir, Frost, James, Hamlin, Alan, How to organize a Mountain Plains Management Conference, panel discussion at the Mountain Plains Management Conference at Idaho State University, Oct 2008. 
Frost, James, Hamlin, Alan, Barczyk, Casimir C., A Comparison of Professor Reactions to Scenarios of Academic Dishonesty at Three American Universities, Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference at the University of Nebraska, Oct 2007.
Frost, James, Hamlin, Alan, Barczyk, Casimir C., A Survey of Professor Reactions to Scenarios of Academic Dishonesty in American Universities, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2006.
E.S. Lohse, K. Turley-Ames, C. Schou, A. Strickland, D. Sammons, and J. Frost. Graphical Representations and Expertise: Archaeological Types, paper presented at the 59th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference: "Beyond Description from Data to Understanding," Seattle, WA, March 29 – April 1, 2006.
Schou, C., Frost, J., and Ryan, J., Developing Secure Code for Information Assurance, Academic Days on Trustworthy Computing, 2006.
Frost, James and Schou, Corey, Integration of Ethics into the Computer Information Systems Curriculum via The People Component Of The McCumber Model, IFIP 11.8, Symposium on Security, May 2005.
Frost, James C., and Adamcik, Barbara, “The Effect of a Knowledge Survey on Student Performance on Essay Exams in a Computer Information System Class,” Mountain Plains Management Conference, October, 2005.
Frost, James, and Schou, Corey, “Integrating ethics in security education via the people component of the McCumber model,” accepted for May, 2005 presentation at The Fourth World Conference on Information Security Education at Russian Ministry of Education, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute.
Frost, James, Home Security, Southeast Idaho Health Care Conference on Computing, Dec. 2004.
Frost, James, “A Tool for Education - Knowledge Surveys,” Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2004.
Frost, James and Gantt, Gamewell, Deterring plagiarism: Useful forensic techniques aid in the task, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2003.
Frost, James and Schou, Corey, Social Engineering Opportunities in Business, National Association of Purchasing Management, September 2003.
Frost, James, Cyber Security Strategy: Meeting the Multi-National Business Challenge, Business Partners Conference, February 2003.
Frost, James and Gantt, Gamewell, An Investigation of Plagiarism and Electronic Agents to Assist in Detecting Plagiarism, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2002.
Frost, James, Workshop on Group Decision Support Systems, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 2001.
Corey D., Deborah Frincke, James Davis, James Frost, Information Security Education: A Worldwide Workforce Crisis, WISE2 Proceedings, IFIP 11.8, Perth, Australia, June 2001.
Schou, Corey D., James Frost, GigaPoP Applications for Security Education, Intermountain GigaPoP, May 2001, Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Schou, Corey D., James Frost, Maconachy, William, Security/Privacy: Building Confidence in Electronic Transactions; Association of Governmental Accountants., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, April 2001.
Frost, James, "Security vs. Privacy: Technologies and Ethics where Goals Meet Reality," Eastern Idaho Forum for Information Technology, Feb 2001.
Schou, Corey, Frincke, D., Reynolds, C., Frost, J., Davis, J., “Meeting the Information Assurance Crisis — Now”; EDPACS EDP Audit and Control Systems, December, 2000.
Frost, James, Adamcik, Barbara and Schou, Corey An Analysis Of Instructors’ Leadership Styles Using the Blake and Mouton’s Leadership Model, Mountain Plains Conference, Oct. 2000.
Schou, Corey, Frost, James, Wingert, Nathan, Maconachy, W. Victor, Using Electronic Technology to Resolve Organizational Differences and Develop e-Curriculum, TechLearn Conference, Nov. 2000.
Corey Schou, James Frost, Technology Initiatives: State Board Of Education October, 2000.
Corey Schou, James Frost;Information Assurance - Lost in Risk??, Farm Bureau National Managers Meeting, August, 2000,
Frost, James, and Schou, Corey, eDACUM IX.  Monograph Update of Existing NSTISSC Training Standards – Systems Administrator for the Federal government, July 2000.
Frost, James, Past and Future Concerns for the Potato Industry: A compilation of issues and rankings of those issues.  Presented to the Annual Meeting of the Potato Growers of Idaho, Dec. 9-10, 1998.
Frost, James, Schou, Corey, Wingert, Nathan. Group Decision Support Technology for Decision Making.  Workshop at Idaho State University for the Rocky Mountain International Business Association, April 11, 1997.
Frost, James, Group Decision Support Systems for Meeting ISO 9000 Requirements, presented at American Society for Quality Control Conference in Idaho Falls on March 10, 1996.
Aytes, Kregg, J., Frost, Jim, and Johnson, Jeff J. Supporting Distributed GDSS. ACM SIGOIS Bulletin, 15(2), December 1994, 18-20.
Frost, J., Aytes, K., Schou, C., and Dunn, S. ISO 9000 Requirements and Electronic Group Support. 9th annual Engineering Conference, ACM Refereed Proceedings. October 1994
Schou, C., Dunn, S., Aytes, K., and Frost, J. Applying Emerging Group Support Technologies to Meet ISO 9000 Requirements. Presented at Pacific Basin Interface - Second Annual Conference on Global Business Environment and Strategy. August 11-13, 1994. Sun Valley, ID.
Aytes, Kregg, J. Frost and J. Johnson. "Supporting Distributed GDSS." Presented at Workshop on CSCW Infrastructure and Multimedia. Computer Supported Cooperative Work '94, Chapel Hill, NC.

MONOGRAPHS
Schou, Corey, Frost, James, eDACUM X Final Report, Standards for Systems Security Administrator, Senior Systems Security Manager, and Information Systems Security Manager, Department of Defense, Washington, DC, October, 2003 (resulted in CNSS standards 4012, 4013, 4014), 2005.
Schou, Corey, Frost, James, eDACUM XI, Risk Analyst, Oct. 2005.
Schou, Corey, Frost, James, eDACUM XII, System Certifier, Oct 2006.
Schou, Corey, Frost, James, eDACUM XIII, Risk Management, Oct. 2007.
Schou, C.D., and Frost, J., Standard Committee for National Security Systems – CNSS Standard 4011, Information Assurance, Knowledge, Skill and Ability Compendium, to be published, July 2007.

Research Support
My participation in this project is focused at cyber security educational outreach, technology, HIPPA, information assurance issues and group decision making.
Frost, James, Scholarships for Virtualized Cyber Defense Challenges at ISU, Broad Agency Announcement #BAA-005-13 for the FY 2013 Cyber Competition Award, $7,000, National Security Agency.
Frost, James C., and Schou, Corey, D., Idaho State University SFS 2011 Grant Application, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation,  $1,034,423, 2011 – 2014, awarded September 26, 2011. 
National Science Foundation $250,000 Principal Investigator, Collaborative Capacity Building Grant, 2006-2010.
NSF Scholarship for Service Program -- $1,200,000 Co-Principal Investigator 2008-2012   
    Coordinate Scholarships in Information Assurance National Science Foundation
NSF Scholarship for Service Program -- $1,200,000 Co-Principal Investigator 2002-2008   
    Coordinate Scholarships in Information Assurance National Science Foundation   
National Information Assurance Training and Education Center -- $1,600,000 Co-Principal Investigator 2002-2009
Lohse, E. S., Turley-Ames, K. J., Sammon, D., Strickland, A., Frost, J., & Schou, C. Construction of a Projectile Point Classification For the Northwestern Plains Through a Knowledge Elicitation Protocol Utilizing a Computer-Based Anonymous Decision Tool. Funded by the Humanities/Social Sciences Research Committee ($15,297) (2006).
    Develop On Line Training and Education Repository Congressional Funding   
Electronic eDACUM X -- $35,000 Manager, 2001-   
    Revalidated national standards for NSTISSC Funded by the Department of Defense   
Electronic eDACUM IX    -- $25,000 Manager, 2000-2002   
    Revalidated national standards for Systems Administrator and DAA Funded by the National Security Agency   
Electronic eDACUM VIII Validation -- $30,000 Manager, 2000-2001   
    Validated national standards for Risk Analyst Funded by the National Security Council   
Electronic eDACUM VIII    -- $37,500 Manager, 1999-2000   
    Developed national standards for Risk Analyst Funded by the National Security Council   
Electronic eDACUM VII    -- $20,000 Manager, 1998-2000   
    Developed standards for Information Systems Security Certifiers. Funded by the National Security Council   
Microsoft Academic Cooperative    $1,283,400 -- Manager, 1998 –2000

NIATEC National Science Foundation Information Assurance Directorate Department of Homeland Security CISSE Scholarship For Service