Atlantic Data Forensics (ADF)
is repeatedly engaged as the Computer Forensic Examiner
of choice by many of our nation's most prestigious organizations. Fortune 500 companies, the United States Department of Justice, highly influential research institutions, and many of the largest law firms in the United States have chosen the practitioners at ADF to handle their most critical digital investigations.
WHEN OPPOSING COUNSEL HAS SUBMITTED COMPUTER DATA THAT JUST DOESN’T SEEM RIGHT…
WHEN YOU KNOW THERE IS CRITICAL DATA ON A LAPTOP, SMARTPHONE, OR SERVER THAT COULD MAKE OR BREAK YOUR CASE…
WHEN YOUR MATTER REQUIRES REAL FORENSIC EXPERTS WITH COURT-TESTED AND DEFENSIBLE PROCEDURES…
WHEN YOU JUST NEED IT DONE RIGHT & RIGHT NOW…
TAKE IT TO THE EXPERTS AT ATLANTIC DATA FORENSICS. WE GET IT DONE.
Brian E. Dykstra
- Digital Forensics - Cellphone and Smartphone Forensics; Court-Appointed Discovery and Forensic Examinations; Data Deletion, Wiping, and Spoliation; Data Recovery Services; Database Forensics; Defensible Data Collection; Email Forensics & Email Recovery; Employee Misconduct & Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) Violations; Facebook, Twitter, & Social Media Investigations; Fraud & Financial Crimes; Internal Corporate Investigations; Internet History Reconstruction; Cell Phone Forensic Data Recovery; Pornography & Workplace Harassment; Remote Data Collection; Research Misconduct Allegations; Secure Data Destruction
- E-Discovery - 26(f) Meet and Confer Consulting; 30(b)(6) Consulting; Document Production; Document Review; Early Case Assessment (ECA); Theft of Intellectual Property
- Cybercrime - Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Investigations; Event Log, Firewall, & Audit Log Examinations; Corporate Espionage; Hacker & Data Breach Remediation; Malware Analysis: Botnets, Worms, Trojans, Viruses, & Rootkits; Network Monitoring & Analysis; Phishing Attacks; Practical Post-Investigation Remediation
, President and CEO, has over 20 years of experience in Investigations, Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Network and Wireless Security Testing
, and Information Security
Before founding ADF, Mr. Dykstra was the CIO & Director of Professional Education and a founding member of cybersecurity consulting firm Mandiant, where he was responsible for the development and management of numerous advanced computer security and cybercrime investigation courses. While at Mandiant, Mr. Dykstra annually trained over 400 FBI Cyber Crime agents as well as many state and local investigators through a series of highly acclaimed cybercrime investigation courses. As Mandiant’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), Mr. Dykstra was also responsible for all planning, budgeting, implementation and security of the corporate information infrastructure.
Prior to becoming a co-founder of Mandiant, Mr. Dykstra was a Senior Program Manager at Communications Technologies where he led commercialization efforts of computer security and managed services business groups; supervised the secure remote management of UNIX and Windows customer and network systems, and provided technical oversight for business development efforts and technical assistance to commercial and government sales groups. An enabling factor was his prior experience as the Senior Director of Managed Services at Apex Digital Services and Viaken Systems, Inc. where he managed scientific research networks worth over $9 million, designed and implemented a Network Operations Center (NOC) and scientific computing system staging area valued over $3 million, and taught onsite at the FBI Academy at Quantico where he trained hundreds of FBI Special Agents in computer crime investigations.
Jason T. Briody
, Director of Forensic Services, has performed on-site collections, data culling & productions, and intensive forensic analysis for clients that range from businesses on the Fortune 50, to the nation’s leading universities, to local and national businesses, and law firms. Acquired and analyzed media devices include laptops and desktops, optical media, file servers, RAIDs, mail servers, tapes, cell phones, smart phones, and tablets.
Mr. Briody is an experienced author. Aside from opining for his clients via numerous written affidavits, declarations, and expert reports, Mr. Briody has authored content for organizations such as Law.com and the American Bar Association (ABA). Mr. Briody is also an accomplished speaker, having created and presented lectures or moderated expert panels for organizations such as Lawline.com and the American Bar Association, both of which are nationally-recognized providers of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. Various other speaking roles include presentations at the Association of Research Integrity Officers (ARIO) Conference, local colleges and universities, and the Maryland State Bar Association, and live interviews like that on the forensics behind the Boston Marathon bombing on WBAL News Radio.
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