Join Desi and Si as they chat with Rob Fried, a digital forensics expert, author, and licensed private investigator. In this episode, Rob discusses the 2023 E-Crime Symposium: Cutting Edge Topics in Digital Forensics, which took place virtually on 31st October 2023.
The symposium featured keynote talks and panel discussions exploring e-crimes and criminal investigations. Topics included Mobile Device Investigations, Cryptocurrency Investigations, and Forensic Fundamentals in Innovation.
Rob also discusses his background, career, and passion for writing and sharing knowledge in the forensics field. He talks about the value of collaboration and giving back through events like the symposium and authoring books for students and practitioners.
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00:00 – Introduction to Rob Fried and the 2023 E-Crime Symposium: Cutting Edge Topics In Digital Forensics
02:30 – Studying Forensic Science at the University of New Haven
04:20 – How the Symposium originated
08:15 – The Symposium’s format and global reach
11:10 – Key themes and chosen speakers
14:30 – What is a private investigator?
16:45 – Laws, regulations and licenses for digital forensic work
19:50 – Trends in e-crime
26:40 – Content for those unable to attend
27:35 – Date and timings for the Symposium
29:50 – Rob Fried’s books and course
38:50 – Ongoing writing projects
40:20 – Future conferences
43:00 – Symposium cost and discounts
51:30 – Giving back to the community