Matt Blackband - 4MAT Data Solution

Small Business Owner, Consultant, and Director in Canterbury, United Kingdom

Accredited computer forensic consultant, with expertise of both law enforcement and corporate environments. With over 25 years varied investigative experience, I have been involved in many diverse computer related investigations, including the offences of child abuse, computer misuse, terrorism, and air accident investigation. In recent years I have been involved in the implementation of complicated forensic software projects, for law enforcement, military and corporate clients, both domestically and internationally based. I have provided both technical and strategic advice to both the Royal Military Police and Royal Naval Police, whilst contracted to the Ministry of Defence. Having appeared in many high profile criminal cases, I have been afforded expert witness status at the Central Criminal Court, and Royal Courts of Justice. Civil investigations undertaken include varied offences of fraud, copyright, forgery, and regulatory investigations within the petrochemical industry. MAIN SKILLS AREAS Forensic retrieval, analysis and management of digital data; Network incident response and investigations; E-mail investigations; Social media investigations; Covert data acquisitions; High risk environment collections; Data exploitation in hostile environments; Encryption and decryption; Satellite set-top box investigations; Project management; Business development; Forensic laboratory design, development and implementation; eDiscovery solutions; Expert witness; Trainer; Technical and tactical advisor

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    • Digital Investigator