Digital Evidence and Forensics
Matthew F. Porter
Matthew Porter, an attorney and legal technology consultant, will present an introduction to forensic collection and handling of evidence from the computers and mobile devices that contain so much of our lives. Matthew’s talk will cover:
What kinda of information your files and devices can contain? There’s a lot to interest lawyers and investigators, including data that typical users never see.
Why is digital evidence important, and what can it reveal?
It’s not about “guessing the password.” What tools and techniques to investigators use to find, collect and analyze digital information, without losing or altering all of that precious data?
MATTHEW F. PORTER – Bio
Matthew F. Porter is a writer, lawyer and legal technology consultant who writes paranormal/detective fiction and historical mysteries. His novel Questions for the Dead was a finalist for the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold award, and he has also won several prizes in the RMMWA’s annual Six-Word Mystery contest.
Matthew’s published writing includes educational materials on the intersection of law and technology, and source material for cartoon private eye adventures in the book Toon Tales (Steve Jackson Games).
Matthew is co-host, with his son Ian, of the Inter-Millennium Media Project (“IMMP”) podcast. He also serves as head of the press department for Nan Desu Kan, Colorado’s premier convention for Japanese animation and culture, and is a frequent speaker on topics related to culture and storytelling in anime.