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The Value of Expert Witness-Attorney Relationships

The term “expert witness” may get tossed around a little more than it should.  Since leaving law enforcement, I can attest to the fact that I’ve seen so-called “experts” of all shapes and sizes.  Some are very professional and knowledgeable and some…

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Digital Forensic Examiner

Lists are all over these blogs, aren’t they?  But I bet you haven’t seen the top 5 reasons you need to hire a digital forensic examiner!  Not to be outdone, we’ll try to keep it to only five: 1) Data is everywhere…

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Probable Cause: As Good as it Gets

Recently, I had the honor of teaching a 3-day in-service course at the police academy for a group of new investigators.  While some of the participants had a degree of investigative experience, they still found some value in the course, especially…

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Digital Forensics vs. Data Extraction

I was having lunch the other day with a good friend who is a very well-trained & accomplished Digital Forensic Examiner for the Virginia State Police.  He and I often get together and talk about trends in the industry, past cases,…

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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…

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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…

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