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October 2014

Tuesday October 21, 2014
Using the Internet as an Investigative Tool
1 Hr CPE - A&A

Lance Hawk - Computer Forensics & IT Security Solutions LLC

      General process and tools to document findings

      General search engines with not so typical uses

      Meta search engines

      Translating text and web pages

      Search engines for the blogs and social investigations

      Searching for people

      Searching for email

      Miscellaneous searching

      Searching for risk to your corporate reputation

      Accessing archived web pages


Lance Hawk is proficient in the preservation, identification, extraction, recovery, interpretation, and documentation of computer evidence, including the rules of evidence, legal processes, integrity of evidence, and the factual reporting of the information found. He manages and directs an IT Security, Risk and Compliance program for a local international company and serves as a consultant and trainer in the areas of computer security and computer forensics to law enforcement, government, industry and academia.

In March 2013, Lance formed an LLC specializing in computer forensics, threat management and IT security solutions. Serving in a CISO role for large manufacturer and also performing computer forensics.

Lance was previously Manager, Computer Crime and Forensics for Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown, PA.  Other Air Products positions included IT Security Specialist and Supervisory Senior IS Auditor.  He is a past president of Philadelphia InfraGard (FBI and industry partnership), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners local chapters.

He is a 1980 Graduate of Muhlenberg College, majoring in accounting and Information Science.

Lance holds the following certifications: CFE, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, and CRISC.