Jeff Pelzer


Jeff J. Pelzer is currently a full-time member of HCC’s Department of Computer Science on the Dale Mabry campus where he is the lead Network Security and Digital Forensics Faculty member.  This includes topics relating to ethical hacking, penetration testing, risk management, and data recovery.  Prior to coming to HCC Mr. Pelzer spent 15 years with Hillsborough County Public Schools where he taught Computer Science and Business Technology in addition to providing technical support, network administration, and incident response.

His current areas of focus, and the topics of his recent guest lectures are the Internet of Things (IoT), Hacking the Smart Home, and the Threat of Ransomware on our lives because of vulnerabilities in transportation and medical devices.

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