Blogger in Venice, Florida
"For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain." - Philippians 1:21
Eric is internationally respected and recognized in the field of cyber fraud investigations, digital forensics, information assurance, and incident response. His areas of knowledge include preventing and responding to external threats such as online fraud and the investigation of a broad range of complex internal incidents such as intellectual property theft, fraud, and misuse of corporate resources.
Eric is experienced in dealing with regulatory, compliance, and control issues regarding domestic and international cyber fraud investigations. He is a former law enforcement officer who has successfully led and conducted many high profile and cross-border investigations. Eric is a recognized authority, author, and speaker on a wide range of areas such as electronic crime, digital forensics, fraud, and insider threats.He is a former SANS Institute Instructor who teaches digital forensics and electronic investigations to individuals, corporations, and governments.
Eric is a former board member of the Consortium of Digital Forensics Specialists and was named the 2010 Person of the Year by Northeast Chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association. He created the award-winning AFoD blog about information security, electronic investigations, and digital forensics.
Eric is a Senior Member of IEEE and an associate member of the Digital and Multimedia Sciences section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.Eric holds numerous professional certifications and is a graduate of the FBI Newark Division's 2010 Citizens Academy. He has completed executive education at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business. Eric holds a BS in Law Enforcement from Minnesota State University at Mankato, an MPA from Drake University, and an MBA from the University of Florida.