Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years professional experience with Computer, Technology, and Digital Forensics, specializing in Acquisition, Preservation, Recovery, and Analysis of Data as Evidence. I am highly experienced with computer systems, cell phones, digital media, digital cameras, database management, email, electronic mail, fax machines, GPS systems, databases, software applications (custom & commercial), hacking events, intrusions, accounting systems, photo copiers, black boxes – Engine Control Unit (ECU), Event Data Recorder (EDR), Engine Control Module (ECM), etc., printers, documents, medical systems, photos and images, internet browsing history, software design & development, password cracking, and source code analysis. I have hands-on experience with various computer and technology forensics hardware. I have written blockers, data extractors, and data reading devices. My comprehensive background includes forensic applications, computer / data systems consultations, and several programming languages. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: determination of date information stored on a computer system; analysis of computer data to determine the fate of expensive equipment, which had gone missing; analysis of data and computer system to prove duplicity by executives of a local company; location of missing and hidden assets that the deceased had deliberately concealed; review of payroll data for embezzlement; insurance fraud issues; copyright infringement issues.
My consulting services include: assistance for state regulatory agencies in extracting data from servers and workstations in insurance fraud; review of public transportation video system data for validity ;extraction of medical billing information from a unique database to show backdating of system data; collection and review of data from laptops, desktops, and servers for an internal investigation; consult on a black box data of a fatal multiple commercial vehicle accident; tracking and locating of an individual who was slandering another individual via the internet.
I have an extensive background in point of sale systems. And I studied engineering. I am a computer programmer by background and used to design embedded systems.
Metadata in documents, including PDF documents, is certainly a skill I have. I have testified several times on metadata, its meaning and its source.
|Systems Engineering||University of Arizona|
|Licensed Private Investigator|
Awards & Affiliation
Southern Arizona Network Users Group
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases