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Digital Forensics: An Overview for the Laboratory Manager
Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:45:00 PM UTC - 8:00:00 PM UTC
Duration: 1 hour(s) 15 minute(s)
This webinar will provide an overview of the field of digital forensics for the laboratory administrator.  This is the second webinar in the ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series.
Digital forensics continues to grow as an important element in many investigations.  For this reason laboratory managers, both with and without digital forensics units, must have a basic understanding of this complex discipline and how it may play a role in other laboratory analysis.  This course will discuss the practical application of digital forensics, the use of innovative practices to streamline analysis, taking a case with digital evidence from crime scene to courtroom, and challenges unique to this important discipline.  

Detailed Learning Objectives:

1.	Provide an overview of digital forensics and discuss the use of innovative strategies to provide efficient and effective analysis.

2.	Provide an understanding of challenges that a laboratory manager may face interacting or administering a digital forensics division.

3.	Develop a framework for managing digital evidence from the crime scene through litigation.

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.


Timothy Scanlan & Stephen Villere
Tim Scanlan - Chief Deputy with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana, where he oversees the Technical Services Bureau, which includes the Laboratory Services Division, Communications Division, and Community Relations.

Stephen Villere - Member of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) and a Certified Computer Forensic Examiner (CFCE), the most recognized and respected certification in the field of Digital Forensics.