Rob AttoeCEO 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.
Windows 10 Advanced Forensic Training – September 10th, 2019
The Windows® 10 Advanced Forensic analysis class is an advanced-level four-day training course, designed for examiners who are familiar with the principles of digital forensics and keen to expand their knowledge on advanced forensics using a host of third-party tools to improve their computer investigations.
This course will give participants unbiased knowledge and skills necessary to analyze artifacts left behind through system and user interaction with the host system, utilizing industry standard tools and open source applications to explore the data in greater depth by learning how applications function and store data in the file system.
Students will learn to use various applications and utilities to successfully identify, process, understand and document numerous Windows® artifacts that are vitally important to forensic investigations. The participant will also gain knowledge on how to process Edge browser history, cookies, temp files InPrivate browsing challenges and analysis, BitLocker encryption, Windows® Action Center (Notifications SQLite Database) and other Windows® 10 specific artifacts. The course includes gaining in depth knowledge of JumpLists, Registry analysis and prefetch files, Timeline and how they relate to forensic investigations and conclude with an in-depth look into OneDrive and synchronization processes between trusted devices.
Students will use a variety of open source and leading forensic applications to examine key artifacts through multiple hands on labs and student practicals.