DFRWS Board of Directors

Frank Adelstein, Ph.D.

Senior Software Engineer, GrammaTech
Dr. Frank Adelstein has been involved in computer security and digital forensics for over a decade. As the Technical Director of Computer Security at ATC-NY in Ithaca, NY, he was the principal designer of a live forensic investigation product and has worked in the area of live investigation since 2002. He has also been the principal investigator on numerous research and development projects including security, wireless networking, intrusion detection, and training. He has co-authored a book on Mobile and Pervasive Computing, and has participated in DFRWS since its inception in 2001. He now serves as Senior Software Engineer at GrammaTech in Ithaca.

Eoghan Casey

Researcher, Practitioner & Mentor, MITRE
Eoghan Casey supports forensic R&D at the DoD's Cyber Crime Center (DC3/DCCI) and founded CASEITE, LLC. He has extensive experience using digital forensics in a wide range of investigations, including network intrusions with international scope. He is author of the widely used text book Digital Evidence & Computer Crime now in its third edition, is editor of the Handbook of Digital Forensics & Investigation, and is co-author of the Malware Forensics book series. He developed and teaches Mobile Device Forensics (SANS FOR563) and Advanced Smartphone and Mobile Device Forensics (SANS FOR585) courses. He is also the editor-in-chief of Elsevier's Digital Investigation journal.

Brian Carrier, Ph.D.

Director of Digital Forensics, Basis Technology
Brian leads the Digital Forensics team at Basis Technology to design and develop products and custom systems. He is the author of the book "File System Forensic Analysis" and developer of several open source digital forensic analysis tools, including The Sleuth Kit and the Autopsy Forensic Browser. Brian has a Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue University and worked previously for @stake as a research scientist and the technical lead for their digital forensic labs response team. Brian is on the committees of many conferences, workshops and technical working groups.

Pavel Gladyshev, Ph.D.

Lecturer, University College Dublin
Pavel is a college lecturer at the UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics, where he is directing the GDip/MSc programme in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation - an international distance learning programme for the law enforcement officers specializing in cybercrime investigations. Dr. Gladyshev's research interests are in the area of Information Security and Digital Forensics. His current work is focusing on logical foundations of digital forensic analysis and its applications to investigations of cybercrimes. Dr. Gladyshev serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Digital Evidence and the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics. Dr. Gladyshev is as an invited expert of the Irish delegation to the Interpol working party on IT Crime (Europe).

Daryl Pfeif

DFRWS Chief Operations Officer
Chief Executive Officer, Digital Forensics Solutions, New Orleans, LA
Daryl has been an integral member of the DFRWS Board of Directors and the Organizing Committee since 2005 when DFRWS became a non-profit organization. As a founding member & CEO of Digital Forensics Solutions, Daryl has been actively engaged in the digital forensics and cyber security community since 2004. She supervises all DFS operations including digital forensics investigations, vulnerability assessment, data breach management, training, software development and research. Prior to entering the field of forensics Daryl spent over fifteen years as a technology consultant with an emphasis on interactive media and 3D animation. She has produced numerous large corporate events, festivals, videos, films, websites, training packages, promotional materials and print publications.

Golden Richard III, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science and University Research Professor, University of New Orleans
Golden G. Richard III is Professor of Computer Science, University Research Professor, and Director of the Greater New Orleans Center for Information Assurance (GNOCIA) at the University of New Orleans. In the private sector, he owns Arcane, Alloy, LLC. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Digital Investigation, and the original developer of Scalpel, a popular file carving tool. His research interests are in digital forensics, reverse engineering, and operating systems internals.

Vassil Roussev, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of New Orleans

Wietse Venema, Ph.D.

Software Engineer, Google
Wietse is known for his software such as the TCP Wrapper and the Postfix mail system. He co-authored the SATAN network scanner and the Coroner's Toolkit (TCT) for forensic analysis, as well as a book on Forensic Discovery. Wietse received awards from the Free Software Foundation (FSF), the System Administrator's Guild (SAGE), the Netherlands UNIX User Group (NLUUG), the Information System Security Association (ISSA), as well as a Sendmail innovation award. He served a two-year term as chair of the international Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST).

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