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2014 January Session - Digital Forensics Concepts

When: January 8, 2014 13:00 - 1630

Where: RTP HQ Conference Room

Registration: Website

Materials: Slide Deck: Digital Forensics Concepts Additional Downloads: SWGDE Min Reqs SWGDE Best Practices SWGDE Glossary

Cost: Free to ISACA RTC Members / $25 - Affiliated Organization Members (ISSA, IIA) / $40 - All others

CPEs: Upto 3

Session I (1300-1430)- Digital Forensics Concepts

A discussion of basic concepts of digital forensics and evidence, and their relevance to IT audit and security.

Speaker: Alan Roth, CISA

Alan J. Roth is a retired Postal Inspector with over 22 years experience in federal law enforcement. Alan’s experience in audit includes financial, contract and IT audit. Alan was a security officer for the Postal Inspection Service’s Information Technology Division and the law enforcement liaison to the Postal Service’s network security group.  In addition, Alan conducted digital evidence searches and analysis for nine years while supervising a team of digital evidence, audio and video forensic analysts.   Other accomplishments and experience:

  • Past Postal Inspection Service representative to National Institute of Science and Technology Joint Steering Committee for Computer Forensics
  • Participated in drafting of NIJ/NIST publications, including the NIJ Special Report on "Investigations Involving the Internet and Computer Networks"
  • Planning panel member for "Technical Working Group for Education and Training in Digital Forensics", a guide developed under grant to the West Virginia University Forensic Science Initiative to provide a model curricula for education in the field of Digital Forensics.
  • Assisted on search in Raleigh, NC in investigation that lead to the nation's first felony spam trial (supervised digital forensic portion of search activities)
  • Testified as Computer Forensics expert in Federal court on four occasions
  • Co-developer of Postal Inspection Service Digital Evidence training course

Session II (1500-1630) - Round Table Discussion / Networking

More information will be posted as it becomes available