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RACHEL BLEIMAN

rachel.bleiman@temple.edu

EDUCATION                                                                                           

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. August 2020-Present

 PhD Student, Criminal Justice

    

Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… May 2020

Minors in Information Science & Technology, Psychology

GPA: 3.93

HONORS & AWARDS

Liberal Arts Undergraduate Research Award (LAURA)………………………………………….………………………………………. Summer 2020

Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award, Social Sciences…………………………………….……………………………… Spring 2020

SaTC PI Meeting Travel Grant………………………………………………………………………………………..…….……………………………. Fall 2019

CARAS Travel Grant…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..….……………………………… Fall 2019

Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society………………………………………………………………………..………………………………………………. Spring 2019-Present

Dean’s List…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Fall 2016-Fall 2018, Fall 2019

Temple University Honors Program……………………………………………………………..…………………………………………………. Fall 2016-Spring 2020

PUBLICATIONS

  • Ducoste, M., Bleiman, R., Nguyen, T., & Rege, A. (2021). An examination of industry standards of success within penetration testing groups. Proceedings from the 11th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC). 
  • Rege, A. & Bleiman, R. (2020). “Ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure”. Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security.
  • Rege, A., Nguyen, T., & Bleiman, R. (2020). “A social engineering awareness and training workshop for STEM students and practitioners”. Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference.
  • Bleiman, R. & Rege, A. (2020). “An Examination in Social Engineering: The Susceptibility of Disclosing Private Security Information in College Students”. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference for Cyber Warfare and Security.

CONFERENCE AND PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE

TRAININGS, WORKSHOPS, AND EVENTS ORGANIZED

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA                                                     

Undergraduate Research Assistant, NSF Career Award #1453040……………………………………………………………August 2019- May 2020

Graduate Research Assistant, NSF Career Award #1453040………………………………………………………………………June 2020-Present

Principle Investigator: Dr. Aunshul Rege

  • Conduct field research at cyber ranges and cybersecurity competitions to observe adversarial behavior in cyberattacks
  • Conduct interview and observational data analysis to understand adversarial behavior and group dynamics in cyber attacks
  • Maintain a repository of critical infrastructure cyber attacks
  • Assist with designing training projects on cyber security education

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA……………………………………………………………………………………………………………May 2019- October 2019

Principle Investigator, Undergraduate Honors Research Project

  • Designed a social engineering research study
  • Designed interview and observation data collection instruments
  • Collected field research
  • Recruited and surveyed subjects

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..April 2019- May 2020

TECH Center Student Consultant

  • Consult and troubleshoot technological issues with printers and computers
  • Fulfill administrative tasks including answering phones, renting laptops to students, and booking study rooms through an online portal
  • Conduct inspections to ensure that patrons are abiding by the policies in place

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. August 2018– May 2020                                    

Subject Tutor, Resnick Academic Support Center                                               

  • Aid student-athletes in their studies by explaining difficult material and concepts in the areas of Criminal Justice, including research methods and statistics
  • Create post-session reports to facilitate good communication among myself, the student-athlete, and the academic advisor
  • Practice active listening to assess problems and adapt to each student’s need

RELEVANT INVOLVEMENT

Criminal Justice Society…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… September 2017– May 2020

  • Attended Naloxone (Narcan) Training to reverse opioid overdoses
  • Participated in group discussions with guest speakers in various criminal justice fields
  • Volunteered in the respective area of Philadelphia

SKILLS

  • Research Proficiency
  • Microsoft Office
  • Statistical Analysis in SPSS
  • Programming in Java, Python, and SQL
  • ArcGIS