skip to Main Content

Tenacity & Objectivity: The Double-Edged Sword of Digital Forensics

In our article with tips on how to select a competent digital forensic examiner, we touched on two important attributes of competent examiners that I’d like to expand upon – Tenacity & objectivity.  The two traits are extremely important and can…

Read More

Why I’m Not Sitting for the CISSP Exam (for now)

Regular followers of this blog will note that I often bounce around between current events, issues within digital forensics and even touch on some information security topics.  Sometimes, a case or a related experience gives me cause to write about one…

Read More

Ethical Sensitive Data Handling

Current events with regard to public and private officials handling sensitive data have given rise to the larger question, beyond legal requirements, what is the right thing to do when it comes to handling sensitive data?  Indeed, data handlers in both the public…

Read More

Digital Forensics for Private & Corporate Investigators

We’ve recently received a few inquiries from our partners in private investigations asking about the services we offer, our capabilities insofar as mobile forensic data extraction and other related services.  It dawned on me that the potential for private investigators to…

Read More

Selecting a Competent Digital Forensic Examiner

f you spend any measurable amount of time in an industry and are a keen observer, you’ll notice that there are people that do the work and people that talk about doing the work.  Generally, the two characteristics aren’t found in the same person.  So when…

Read More

Digital Forensics & Mental Health

As a former law enforcement officer, tactical team member and child exploitation investigator, I’ve certainly seen my fair share of gruesome car accidents, injuries, violence and child victimization.  And while the police generally get quite a bit of attention with regard…

Read More

Read This Before You Use the IP Box

As a loyal and proud member of the International Associationof Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS), I am fortunate enough to have a virtual plethora of digital forensic professionals who offer advice, tips, tricks and explore current trends in digital forensics via the…

Read More

Digital Forensic & Information Security Considerations in Police Body Cams

As has been detailed ad infinitum in previous articles, Pro Digital Consulting Owner and the primary Author of this blog is a former law enforcement veteran of 15 years.  The experience gained in this amount of time spans the realms of…

Read More

Potato Chip Bags & False Promises

Before we begin this particular article, a brief explanation is necessary…As was mentioned in previous articles, your author, Patrick Siewert, is a former law enforcement officer and current law enforcement instructor (switching to first person).  As such, my career has taken…

Read More
Back To Top