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Patrick Siewert

Patrick Siewert is the Founder & Principal Consultant of Pro Digital Forensic Consulting, based in Richmond, Virginia (USA).  In 15 years of law enforcement, he investigated hundreds of high-tech crimes to precedent-setting results and continues to support litigation cases and corporations in his digital forensic practice.  Patrick is a graduate of the Seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist course (SCERS) – Department of Homeland Security & the Basic Computer Evidence Recovery Training (BCERT) – National Computer Forensic Institute, among others.

He holds several vendor-neutral and specific certifications in the field of digital forensics including Cellebrite Certified Operator (CCO), Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyst (CCPA) and Cellebrite Advanced Smartphone Analysis. He is a court-certified expert witness in digital forensics and historical cell site analysis & mapping and regularly works cases for both prosecution & defense, as well as high-profile civil litigation cases.  Patrick is also a Cellebrite Contract Trainer, an Adjunct Instructor & SME with Hawk Analytics, an Adjunct Instructor at the Crater Criminal Justice Training Academy (VA) and an Adjunct Professor teaching Digital Forensics at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Patrick is available for all forensic data acquisition, analysis, reporting, consultation & Expert Witness appearances in criminal & civil litigation.  His full curriculum vitae is linked on this page.

Pete McGovern

Pete McGovern is a Forensic Consultant with Pro Digital Forensics. We provide quality digital forensic services and call detail record analysis (CDR) to private and public entities as well as law enforcement.

Mr. McGovern is a Digital Forensic Examiner for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (USA – FL) with over 18 years experience in digital forensic investigations.  He is extremely fluent with various computer and mobile forensic tools to include Belkasoft, Cellebrite and Magnet’s suite of tools. In addition, Pete contracts with the US State Department to teach various anti-terrorism cyber forensic courses to foreign law enforcement personnel. He also contracts with various other companies and educational institutions to include Belkasoft, Cellebrite, Magnet Forensics and the National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI) to teach cyber-related training courses to the public and law enforcement personnel.

Pete holds a B.S. Degree in IT specializing in Network Administration and an M.S. Degree in Digital Forensics. His certifications include Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME), Computer Forensic Certified Examiner (CFCE) and Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS) through IACIS, EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), and CompTIA A+ Certification. In addition to attending numerous specialized digital forensic training courses, he have taken several US Secret Service Digital Forensic Courses at the National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI).

Pete is available to work Civil & Criminal litigation matters, as well as corporate and private investigation matters where digital evidence is requested for analysis.  Pete’s full curriculum vitae is linked on this page.

Christopher D. Harris

Christopher D. Harris is a law enforcement professional with over 18 years of experience. His experience includes 3 years of service as a general investigations detective at Colonial Heights Police Department (CHPD – VA, USA) with one year of experience supervising the general investigations unit as a detective sergeant. While serving as a detective, he developed and pursued interests in digital forensics and financial crimes. He rose to the rank of patrol lieutenant before leaving CHPD to pursue his passion for criminal investigations.

Currently, he is employed by the Virginia Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG) as a special agent. He holds a M.S. in Criminal Justice – Public Administration and a B.S. in Criminal Justice. He has attended numerous training courses on digital forensics at the National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). Most notably, he completed the four-week Mobile Device Examiner (MDE) training at NCFI, and he is recognized through NW3C as a Certified Cyber Crime Examiner (3CE).

Christopher is available to work Civil & Criminal litigation matters, as well as corporate and private investigation matters where digital evidence is requested for analysis.  Chris’ full curriculum vitae is linked on this page.

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