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Richard D. Morman, CPP, CSSP, PPS
Available Nationally
Columbus OH 43213
USA
phone: 614-208-4280
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Richard D. Morman, CPP, CSSP, PPS, is a career Public Safety veteran. He served with The Ohio State University Police Division for over 29 years, retiring as the Deputy Chief of Police, a position he held for 10 years.

Mr. Morman's experience includes 22 years in supervision and management. He has extensive experience in special event security planning and management, executive protection, threat assessment teams, and policy and procedure development.

Mr. Morman has been responsible for the coordination of multiple, state, federal, and local agencies involved in protecting critical assets. He holds a secret security clearance and was the Terrorism Liaison Officer for University police. He also served on the executive committee for the Central Ohio FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.

Mr. Morman has been involved in planning and coordinating executive protection details involving United States Presidents, Presidential candidates, visiting foreign heads of state, and other visiting dignitaries. He has developed training, coordinated, and instructed in a 40 hour Executive Protection Training program.

Mr. Morman speaks, delivers presentations, and offers training seminars and webinars on Security topics around the country, including special event security, executive protection, and workplace violence, among others.

Consulting Services - Mr. Morman provides Security and Safety Consulting services for commercial properties, educational institutions, entertainment and large public venues, government, parking garages and lots, residential properties, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, retail, and travel meetings.

  • Emergency Planning / Disaster Recovery
  • Event Security
  • Physical Security Surveys
  • Security Operations - Personnel
  • Security Policy and Procedure
  • Security Management
  • Security Risk Assessments
  • Terrorism / Counter Terrorism
  • Threat and Crime Analysis
  • Security Training
  • Travel / Meeting Security
  • Workplace Violence
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    Ray Yepes
    Director of Forensics and Incident Response
    1205 Sam Bass Rd.
    Round Rock Texas 78681
    USA
    phone: 512-255-3700
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    Cyber Defenses, Inc. is uniquely positioned to provide the highest possible level of Cyber Security, Management, and Technology solutions to their clients. Founded in 2001 by a team of returning military, cyber security veterans, Cyber Defenses has a dual focus on the Government/Public Sector and Private Sectors. Team members hail from the Big 5 consulting firms, as well as top Fortune 500 companies and the US Military. They hold credentials from NSA, Endeca, SAP – BOBJ, Oracle – OBIEE, MicroStrategy, Microsoft, Cisco, Linux, and many others.

    Cyber Defenses, Inc. integrates cyber security oversight, comprehensive managed services, and cyber security training to provide security service on behalf of national security interests, domestically and abroad, as well as many of the nation’s leading commercial concerns. Such industries include Banking, Educational Institutions, Federal Healthcare Insurance, IT Services, Manufacturing & Packaged Goods, Oil & Gas, and many more.

    Consulting Services:
    • Organization Review
    • Incident Review
    • Data Protection
    • Defense Operations
    • Vulnerability and Patch Management
  • Extended Threat Intelligence
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Threat Hunting and Response
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Education and Training
  • Ray Yepes Security Expert PhotoRay Yepes, Director of Forensics and Incident Response at CyberDefenses, Inc., has over 21 years of experience as a Security Professional and Criminal Investigations Examiner. In addition to many forensic industry certifications, Mr. Yepes is a Diplomate member of the American Board of Forensic Examiners and the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security. He has been a licensed private investigator since 2006.

    As a security professional, Mr. Yepes has consulted, designed, maintained, and/or implemented security perimeters, network security architectures, and security policies for small, midsize, and large companies including Fortune 500, 200, 100, and 50 companies.

    As a criminal investigations examiner, Mr. Yepes has assisted and advised local and federal government agencies in national security matters and high profile criminal investigations. His first digital forensic investigation dates back to 1995 while assisting the FBI in a child pornography case.

    Mr. Yepes has conducted and managed numerous Cyber Security incidents, including but not limited to malware, phishing, password attacks, denial of service attacks (DoS), Man in the Middle attacks (MiTM), drive-by downloads, malvertising, rogue software, social media threats, advanced persistent threats (APT), and other incidents. In response, he has developed and executed information security strategies, advising business areas on security risks.

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    Matthew Albee, CFCE, EnCE, SCERS
    Certified Forensic Computer Examiner
    19510 Van Buren Blvd., F3-131
    Riverside CA 95208
    USA
    phone: 951-780-7892
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    DataChasers, Inc. is a select, exclusive Computer Forensics and E-Discovery company. With Computer and Cell Phone Forensics and E-Discovery as their core focus, they offer strategies and provide alternatives so that clients are aware of all options to make more informed decisions.

    DataChasers, Inc. provides an initial evaluation at one rate regardless of hourly time/rate that includes a review of the initial reports, search warrants, written evidence, and a consultation regarding the strengths and weaknesses of each case.

    Services
    • Cell Phone and Device Forensics
    • Forensic Computer Examinations
    • E-Discovery Exams - Electronically Stored Information
    • Intellectual Property & Copyright
  • Employment Law & Civil Rights Cases
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Probate
  • Computer Forensics Training - DataChasers, Inc. also provides California State Bar approved MCLE presentations for MCLE credits.Topics include Computer Forensics, Intellectual Property, Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Computer Forensics Presentations, Presenting Electronic Evidence at Court, and How to be an Expert Witness.

    Matthew Albee, CFCE, EnCE, SCERS is a Computer Forensics expert with over 20 years of experience in his field. He currently serves as project manager and lead examiner on computer forensic and e-discovery cases for DataChasers, Inc.

    Background Experience - Since 1996, Mr. Albee has been a Special Agent for the State of California Franchise Tax Board and the Board of Equalization where his responsibilities include equipping and maintaining the computer forensic laboratory, and conducting investigations that involved financial and computer crimes. Since 2012, he has served as a Course Evaluator /Subject Matter Expert for the Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance (ATA), Diplomatic Security Service, United States Department of State.

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    Ira Victor, G2700, GCFA, GPCI, GSEC-Gold, CGEIT, GRISC
    Chief Forensic Analyst
    4790 Caughlin Pkwy., #223
    Reno NV 89519
    USA
    phone: 702-331-8686
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    Ira Victor Cybersecurity Expert PhotoIra Victor is the Discovery Technician, practitioner of digital forensics for 25 years. He has extensive background in the following areas:
    • Digital forensics, the examination of data residing on a computer or network to determine events that occurred in the past;
    • E-discovery and preservation of Electronically Stored Information (ESI);
    • Incident Response, the recovery of lost data after a cybercrime, natural disaster, or other business disruption;
    • Information security, the practice of preventing data loss;
    Case consulting and/or expert witness experience:
    • Medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, business espionage, escrow fraud; insurance defense, real property, family/divorce, social media abuse; criminal defense;
    • Strategic use of electronic evidence and ESI;
    • Efficient electronic evidence preservation to contain costs;
    • Experience as consultant or expert witness in California, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, and Nevada;
    Additional professional activities:
    • Teaches CLE classes for attorneys through the Washoe and Clark County Bar Associations, and the Nevada Justice Association.
    • Public speaking engagements on cybercrime prevention.
    • Named on six U.S. patents in email security and information security, with one additional information security patent pending.
    Education and Relevant Certifications:
    Six (6) active certifications from globally-recognized certification bodies:
    • Global Information Assurance Certification body (GIAC)
    • ISACA, Formerly known as Information Systems Audit and Control Association
    Undergraduate degree: Bachelor of Arts, Temple University

    Areas of Expertise:
    • E-discovery
    • Electronically Stored Information (ESI)
    • Computers and Mobile Devices
    • Vehicle Electronics
    • Electronic Banking
    • Email
    • Title fraud
    • Wire fraud
    • Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
    • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Video Forensics
  • Hacking
  • Ecommerce
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybercrime (also: cyber crime)
  • Data Recovery
  • Digital Forensics
  • Metadata
  • Information Security
  • Information Governance
  • 5/18/2018 · Digital Forensics
    Habeas Hard Drive gives a thumbs up to Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry. The book chronicles the life of the BlackBerry, a fabulous product that's going extinct. It also offers a clear lesson in how not to present technical evidence in court.

    Habeas Hard Drive was dismayed at the ruckus that unfolded in North Las Vegas earlier this month, when the retiring police chief revealed some details from a six-month-old child porn investigation. Police had responded last fall to Mayor John Lee's report that he found images on his iPad he believed to be child pornography.

    4/4/2018 · Computers
    Maybe you heard about an insurance case in which sides both sides got sanctioned over inadvertent exposure of confidential information – facilitated by a nonlawyer associate. This story skims the surface of a deep reservoir filled with unhappy tales about the many ways electronically stored information (ESI) can get away from you.

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    Erik Laykin, CHFI, CEDS
    Managing Director
    10100 Santa Monica Blvd
    11th Floor
    Los Angeles CA 90067
    USA
    phone: 310-245-2902
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    Erik Laykin, CHFI, CEDS is an internationally recognized Electronic Discovery and Computer Forensic Consultant and Expert. He is the Managing Director in the Los Angeles office of Duff & Phelps and part of the firm's Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice. In addition to his eDiscovery credentials, Mr. Laykin is an internationally recognized authority on complex information technology disputes, which include white collar and cyber crime, theft of trade secrets, privacy and data loss, internet, software, hardware systems failures, intellectual property disputes and other emerging challenges of the Information Age.

    Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Mr. Laykin was the Chair of the Information Technology Investigations practice at Navigant Consulting. While he regularly comments on legal and technology matters at international conferences and for the media, Mr. Laykin is also the past president and Pacific rim chair of the FBI Infragard Program.

    Mr. Laykin is active with various committees of the American Bar Association, the Sedona Conference, the Academy of Court Appointed Masters, the Forensic Expert Witness Association, the Electronic Commerce Council and the High Tech Crime Investigators Association.

    Consulting Services:
    • Information Technology Disputes Consulting
    • Fraud, Forensic and Investigative Services
    • Accounting Irregularities
    • Intellectual Property / Trade Mark Disputes
    • Forensic Technology and Analytics
    • Electronic Discovery
    • Cyber Crime, Data Breaches, Hackers
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    Erik Laykin
    Accountants, CEOs, and other financial professionals need to understand how to leverage the newly emerging tools of computer forensics to protect assets, investigate fraud, and win the case. Investigative Computer Forensics takes the purely scientific aspects of classic computer forensics and marries them to the practical side of investigations and the pursuit of digital evidence in the course of litigation. It provides financial professionals with the necessary practical aids, case examples, and skills needed to leverage computer forensics during eDiscovery and investigations both domestically and abroad.
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    Andrew Richards
    President
    2199 Almanack Court
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    USA
    phone: 412-722-8380
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    Fraud Investigative Service is a private investigations firm specializing in White Collar Investigations. Company president, Andrew F. Richards, CFS, is a recently retired federal agent with over 25 years of experience. As head of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, he handled almost every type of scheme and scam committed on businesses, government entities, and individuals including:
    • Internal and External Corporate Investigations
    • Fraud and Theft Investigations
    • Whistleblower / Qui Tam Actions
    • Corporate Fraud
    • Commercial Corruption
    • Investment Fraud
    • Health Care Fraud
    • Worker's Compensation Fraud
    • Mortgage Fraud
  • Vendor Fraud
  • Extortion
  • Bribery
  • Insurance / D&O Insurance Fraud
  • Political Corruption
  • Employee Investigations
  • Identity Theft
  • Surveillance
  • Computer and Asset Recovery
  • As a National Fraud Subject Matter Expert (SME) for USPIS and supervisor of the Financial Crimes/Major Crimes section, a nationally recognized multi-agency task force, Mr. Richards supervised task force members from the FBI, US Secret Service, US Treasury- Inspector General, and US Attorney’s Office, and many more.

    He has given over 200 presentations to a variety of audiences, including professional groups, business associations, law enforcement associations, and civic groups, as well as being interviewed on TV and radio.

    Awards - Selected Items:
    • United States Attorney General’s Outstanding Contributions in Law Enforcement Award – national nominee
    • Special Achievement Award USPIS for $71 million fraud investigation
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation Appreciation Award in a fraud investigation
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    LFJ Consulting Services, LLC
    James A. Francis, CPP, CFSO
    President & Chief Consultant
    100 Caribou Crossing, Suite 200
    Round Rock TX 78664
    USA
    phone: 512-989-9198
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    LFJ Consulting Services, LLC is a Security Consulting firm established to offer services to Fortune 500 companies, law firms, schools, commercial real estate, governments, and the security community.

    President & Chief Consultant, James A. Francis, CPP, CFSO, has over 30 years of experience in the Security Profession, spanning both government and industry. Mr. Francis started his security profession as a Special Agent with the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He later managed the security and safety program for a major division of Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc. He capitalized on this broad expertise during his tenure at T&M Protection Resources and Kroll where he achieved the position of Senior Vice President at both companies.

    Mr. Francis has in-depth experience in the areas of facility vulnerability analysis, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), distinguished person protection, counter-terrorism, high-threat environment security, facility planning, guard force management, emergency management, information security, and security management system development.

    Consulting Services - Mr. Francis brings diverse consulting experience to LFJ having consulted on projects ranging from protecting infants in a neo-natal clinic to developing counterterrorism strategies with NYPD and other US government agencies. His focus in recent years has been to simplify organizational crisis management and assist clients in effectively establishing and training a Crisis Management Team.

    Both in his current role as President & Chief Consultant at LFJ Consulting Services, and in his previous roles, he has been responsible for the:
    • Developing, Planning, and Implementing of Complete Security Programs
    • Managing both Contract and Proprietary Guard Forces
    • Developing and Implementing security Policies and Procedures
    • Developing and Conducting Security Awareness Training Programs
    • Developing and Implementing Emergency Procedures and Evacuation Plans
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    2/28/2018 · Crisis Management
    As was evidenced in the recent shooting incident at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and numerous other Active Shooter incidents, the perpetrators often exhibit disturbing or threatening behavior prior to the incident but it was not dealt with sufficiently to anticipate or prevent the event. Some perpetrators also shared with other persons their intent to do harm or exhibited desires/planning to harm themselves or others.

    10/12/2017 · Security
    As reported by the local ABC affiliate, on August 3, 2016 a patron of the Travelodge Motel in Costa Mesa, CA was assaulted with a tire iron while confronting suspected thieves in the adjacent parking lot. Fortunately, the patron received only minor injuries and was treated at a local hospital. As can be seen in the reference articles below, confrontation of persons attempting property crimes has often resulted in physical harm or death to the victim. In matters in which I have provided consultation, these parking lot confrontations have resulted in a beating, a stabbing, and a shooting.

    9/28/2017 · Security
    A simple internet search disclosed that there were over 40 school gun incidents in 2016, many resulting in injury or death to over 30 innocent individuals. Additionally, there were numerous incidents where it was reported that school campuses were placed in Lockdown because of potential threats in the immediate neighborhood. These Lockdown situations for threats in the surrounding neighborhood of our schools are reported regularly in the news media.

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    John M. White, CPP, CHPA
    Offices in Ohio and California
    All States (Except TX/NV) USA
    phone: 877-686-5460
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    Protection Management, LLC provides objective and independent Security Consulting Services for corporate and government organizations. Their clients are leaders in their respective industries, as well as small and medium sized businesses in many sectors, including: Education, Retail, Tourism, Government, Hospitality, Transportation, Healthcare, Distribution Centers, and Entertainment Industry among others.

    Services Offered:
    • Business Ethics
    • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
    • Emergency Planning / Disaster Recovery
    • Event Security
    • Fire / Life Safety
    • Loss Prevention / Shoplifting
    • Master Plans
    • Physical Security Surveys
  • Security Operations (personnel, policies, etc.)
  • Security Management
  • Security Risk Assessments
  • Terrorism / Counter Terrorism
  • Threat and Crime Analysis
  • Training
  • Travel / Meeting Security
  • Workplace Violence
  • Principal, John M. White, CPP, CHPA is Board Certified in Security Management, a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA).

    Mr. White has over 40 years of experience in Corporate Security Management and Law Enforcement and Security consulting, including physical security, security operations, regulatory compliance, & security training. Prior to forming Protection Management, LLC, Mr. White served a distinguished career in law enforcement, corporate security, and the military.

    Author - Mr. White is also a published author. In 2013, he was approached by publisher Butterworth-Heinemann and asked to write a book on security risk assessments. That book, titled: Security Risk Assessment – Managing Physical and Operational Security was published in July 2014 and is available online through numerous bookstores.

    Speaker - An invited speaker and guest lecturer, Mr. White has delivered speeches to such entities as ASIS International, the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety, the International Association for Professional Security Consultants, and the Society for Human Resource Management. Topics for discussion have included:
    • Employee Theft
    • Crimes Against
    • Small Business Owners
    • Workplace Violence
    • Healthcare Security
  • Emergency Room Violence
  • Identity Theft
  • Active ShooterPersonal Safety
  • Security at Home, Work, and on the Go
  • Security Management
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    John M. White
    This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive resource available on how to conduct a thorough security assessment for any organization. A good security assessment is a fact-finding process that determines an organization’s state of security protection. It exposes vulnerabilities, determines the potential for losses, and devises a plan to address these security concerns. While most security professionals have heard of a security assessment, many do not know how to conduct one, how it’s used, or how to evaluate what they have found. Security Risk Assessment offers security professionals step-by-step guidance for conducting a complete risk assessment. It provides a template draw from, giving security professionals the tools needed to conduct an assessment using the most current approaches, theories, and best practices.
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    Robert J. Coventry, Jr., CPP, CHS (III)
    National & International Services
    1930 S. Brea Canyon Rd., Suite 220
    Diamond Bar CA 91765
    USA
    phone: 909-396-9999 (Office) 310-429-8182 (Cell)
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    Starside Security & Investigation, Inc. provides professional, quality Security Services for government agencies, corporations, financial institutions, and high profile / high net worth individuals. With corporate offices in Southern California, they provide services NATIONWIDE and INTERNATIONALLY.

    Starside offers all aspects of security, protective and investigative services, including:
    • Physical Security - Armed / Unarmed Guards, Executive Protection, Workplace Violence Mitigation / Response, Patrol and Alarm Response, Corporate Downsizing, Strike / Labor Unrest Security
    • Government Services Division - Executive Travel Support, Emergency Response, Site Surveys and Assessments
    • Facilities Management Division - CCTV systems, Access Control, Locksmith services, Project Management
    • Investigations - Undercover, Theft Investigations, Risk Mitigation, Surveillance, Pre-Employment Screening
    Chief Operations Officer, Robert J. Coventry, Jr., CPP, CHS (III), has over 25 years of experience in the Security, Protection, and investigations field. He has been the Chief Operations Officer, (COO) of Starside Security and Investigation, Inc. (Starside) since 1991.

    Mr. Coventry is Board Certified in Security Management and a Certified Protection Professional, (CPP) with the American Society for Industrial Security, International. He is a Licensed Private Investigator, holds a Private Patrol Operator License in Arizona and California, and is a Private Investigator Security Manager in Florida. He is also a California Registered Locksmith.

    Recognized for his expertise, Mr. Coventry sits on Advisory Boards for California State University, Fullerton's Private Investigation and Security Program and Grossmont College Adult Corrections Academy.

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