ICYMI – Q3 2018

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Dual Party Engagements = Dual Party Benefits, by Jason Hale was published in the August edition of Bar Briefs. This article exams the traditional approach where each party may hire their own expert to conduct work on their behalf. Each expert will typically perform a forensic collection, conduct analysis, and relay the results to the respective party. This approach works, but often means duplicative work, delays, and increased costs. Dual party engagements offer a fresh alternative to mitigate or eliminate some of the downsides of the traditional approach.


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“What Keeps You Up At Night?”

CLE event presented by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Jason participated in an expert panel discussing data security along with Jennifer Barbour of Middleton Reutlinger and Jay Mallory of ImageQuest. Jason discussed how corporations can better position themselves to be prepared in the event of a data breach as well as the steps to take in the critical hours following the discovery of a breach. Jason leads the data breach incident response team at One Source Discovery.
Key Takeaways

  • Don’t kid yourself. It is no longer a matter of if, but when a data breach will affect you or your clients.
  • Good bet: invest in data breach prevention measures and mitigation plans now. Prevention is ALWAYS less expensive than response.
  • Unfortunate truth: data breaches happen to law firms too.


“Business Challenges in Computer Forensics”

Dr. Andy Cobb, PhD, CCE

Dr. Andy Cobb, PhD, CCE

Paraben Forensics International Conference 2018

Park City, UT

Running a computer forensics company has its own set of unique challenges. This talk explored some of those challenges and provided a glimpse into the operation of our company to industry professionals who may be thinking about going out on their own. With over a decade in the business, we have witnessed an explosion of growth and change in the industry and wanted to share that experience.


“Improving USB Device Forensics”

San Antonio, TX
Techno Security and Digital Forensics

Jason Hale, MSc, CCE

Jason presented “Improving USB Device Forensics” to a packed room of digital forensic professionals at the TechnoSecurity & Digital Forensics conference in September.  He discussed how to advance the current state of USB device forensics through the improvement of methodology and related tools.





Did you know? Our Examiners have continuing education requirements too.


Continuing education credits are required to maintain the CCE designation from the International Society of Computer Forensic Examiners.

Andy, Jason and Ryan attend conferences regularly to stay on top of industry advancements and maintain their credits.



Ryan attended FOR585, a 6-day training course taught by the premier vendor-neutral technology training organization SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Network and Security). FOR585 is wholly focused on mobile device forensics 

Ryan Ferreira, MSc, CCE

of all kinds, and includes 20+ examinations during the course. During evening hours – in addition to attending supplemental training courses – Ryan and a team of four other examiners placed second in NetWars, a 2-night competition involving hundreds of the conference attendees.