Sword & Shield’s forensics/eDiscovery consulting practice is a full service, one-stop litigation support provider, offering a full spectrum of electronic discovery and forensic services.
We understand and respect the chain of custody rules and the rules of evidence. We follow the proper and well-accepted forensic techniques that produce findings that are admissible in court.
We partner with law firms, corporate legal departments and businesses, to offer technology solutions at each stage of the eDiscovery or forensics investigation process: electronic data collection, restoration, profiling, culling, reviewing, and reporting.
Bill Dean, Director of Forensics and Security Assessments
Bill Dean is the Director of Computer Forensics for Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. He has more than 15 years of experience in the technical field in roles such as programmer, systems support, enterprise systems design and engineering, virtualization, digital forensics, and information security.
In 2005, he was recognized as the primary architect for an Intel virtualization/server consolidation project and was awarded Network World’s “Enterprise All Star” and “InfoWorld’s Top 100 Projects”. Since that time Bill has focused his career on the specialties of information security, electronic discovery, digital forensics, and incident response. Bill served as the technical expert and provided Federal Court testimony in the 7th largest eDiscovery case in 2007 and is an expert witness involving a wide variety of issues involving computer forensics.
Bill is a frequent speaker and published author on the topics of computer security, digital forensics and electronic discovery for numerous legal and technical associations. Bill possesses an associate’s degree in Computer Science and a baccalaureate degree in Information Technology from East Tennessee State University. Additionally he is a Certified Computer Examiner, GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GIAC Certified Penetration Tester and GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst. He is also an active member of the International Society for Forensic Computer Examiners and InfraGard.
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