John Patzakis, Founder and CEO of X1 Discovery

John, the last time you were interviewed at Forensic Focus you were the Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer at Guidance Software. Now you’re the founder and CEO of X1 Discovery – tell us about that move. I am proud… Read more

Noreen Tehrani, Applied Trauma Psychologist, NTA

Can you tell us something about your background and why you decided to work in the field of applied trauma psychology? I have had a very mixed career; I have worked in medical research, as a retail operations director, property… Read more

Keith Cottenden, Forensic Services Director, CY4OR

Can you tell us something about your background and how you became involved in digital forensics? I spent 22 years in the Royal Air Force Police specialising as a Counter Intelligence and Information Technology Security investigator; supporting criminal and security… Read more

Jad Saliba, Founder and CTO, JADsoftware

Jad, can you tell us something about your background and how you became involved in digital forensics? It all started when I was a teenager and first got exposed to computers and software. I immediately was drawn to understanding how… Read more

Yuri Gubanov, Founder, Belkasoft

Yuri is the founder of Belkasoft, an independent software vendor specializing in computer forensics and system software for the Windows and Mac OS platforms. Yuri, can you tell us something about your background and who you are? I have a… Read more

Scott Burkeman, Warner Scott Recruitment

Scott is a Director at Warner Scott Recruitment in London, specialising in computer forensics recruitment throughout the UK and abroad. Can you tell us something about your background? How did Warner Scott Recruitment come into being? I have been involved… Read more

Ben Findlay, North Yorkshire Police Hi Tech Crime Unit

Ben is a civilian investigator working for the Hi Tech Crime Unit of North Yorkshire Police in the UK. Can you tell us something about your background? Why did you decide to work in the field of digital forensics? Digital… Read more

Stephen Mason, Barrister

Stephen, can you tell us something about your background? After leaving school in 1972 and spending six months at a bank in London, I joined the army (1973-1982). I served in what used to be known as the Royal Army… Read more

Sam Raincock, Sam Raincock Consultancy

Sam, can you tell us something about your background and how you became involved in computer forensics? Prior to university, I’d never considered computing as a potential career; in fact, I hadn’t really used computers apart from playing games. I… Read more

Russell May, 4N6 Investigation

Russell, can you tell us something about your background and how you became involved in computer forensics? Like many people I first became involved with computers as a hobby in the late 70’s, building my first computer from scratch. I… Read more

Jim Gordon, West Mercia Police

Jim, can you tell us something about your background? I left school in Dundee, Scotland when I was 17 years old and joined the Royal Air Force Police. I served in the RAF Police for just over 15 years, the… Read more

Sean McLinden, Outcome Technology Associates, Inc.

Sean, can you tell us something about your background? My first exposure to computers was as an undergraduate when I saw an episode of the PBS series Nova about artificial intelligence (AI). Since I was headed to the University of… Read more

Graham Brown-Martin, Digital Safety Conference

Graham, can you tell us a little bit about your background? I’ve been described as a disruptive maverick who tends to apply the principles of activism to much of what I do. I’m the founder and managing director of Learning… Read more