Spyder Forensics


Spyder Forensics


  • Rob Attoe
    Rob Attoe
    CEO Spyder Forensics

    Rob is the CEO and Founder of Spyder Forensics, where he heads operations, business development, and growth of the business. Rob is an accomplished instructor who develops course content for the digital investigations community that is delivered across the globe to state and local law enforcement personnel, ensuring the curriculum and delivery concepts are of the highest standards within the industry. He is an author and contributor to the production of customized courses tailored for digital forensic practitioners and corporate entities. Rob leads the research into forensic artifacts found on various digital devices and regularly presents his findings at international conferences.

    Rob has over a decade of experience developing and presenting training on Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Mobile Forensics and eDiscovery education programmes for the global digital investigations community, having previously held the positions of Vice President of Training at Cellebrite, Senior Vice President of Global Training at Nuix and Director of Training at AccessData. He has also held positions as a Computer Crime Specialist with the National White Collar Crime Centre, where his primary focus was on research and development of a file system analysis and automated forensic tool curriculum, and with the UK’s Kent Police as a Forensic Computer Analyst.

    As a long term member of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS), Rob instructs regularly at the association’s annual conferences and is a lead instructor for the Advanced Windows Forensic course as well as regularly presenting at the premier international digital forensics conferences such as High Technology Crime Investigation Association, Department of Defence Cyber Crime, F3 Annual Workshops and Internet Crimes against Children taskforce. Rob has contributed to digital forensic publications and is a subject matter expert to various course for the ATA program managed by the State Department in the USA. Rob continually develops solutions to identify and report on new forensic artifacts on emerging technologies which he shares on open and closed forums.

Columbia, MD


Columbia, MD
7164 Columbia Gateway Dr., Suite 120, Columbia, MD 21046
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Sep 04 2019 - Sep 06 2019


9:00 am - 5:00 pm



SPYDER FORENSICS – Advanced UAV (Drone) Forensics – September 4-6, 2019

This three-day course will equip you with the practical skills to identify and extract multiple sources of data from drones and their associated controlling devices, in line with recognized best practice.

Our Forensics Drone course will teach investigators and forensic examiners workflows and best practices in the recovery and analysis of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) – Drones. Delegates of the course will learn new skills in capturing data from the aircraft, it’s controller and mobile application in a none invasive or destructive process.

Combining leading research from Spyder Forensics and recognized international universities, this course will equip you with the skills necessary to forensically conduct extractions from all elements of UAV system devices and perform analysis of flight data for use as intelligence or as evidence to support the conviction of illegal use.


Primary Learning Objectives 

  • Drone threat analysis
  • Discuss uses in legitimate usage and criminal activities
  • Extraction methods of all storage media (nondestructive or invasive techniques)
  • Recognize types of data available from drones, their linked devices, and third-party sources
  • Conduct forensic extractions of data from the leading drone devices
  • Analyze extracted data effectively to produce reports fit for use in criminal justice proceedings
  • Learn how to produce a forensic report to support examination of UAV

All attendees of the Forensic Drones course will take home a UAV and other hardware to conduct an analysis of a UAV.


Book Event

Advanced UAV (Drone) Forensics - May 15, 2019

Advanced UAV (Drone) Forensics - May 15, 2019

Available Seats: 15
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