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Chuck Easttom conducts forensic analysis and investigations.  Dr. Easttom has a Texas Private Investigator license with the ALLEGIANT INVESTIGATIONS & SECURITY License Number: A18596

His forensic qualifications and experience are extensive:
  • He has a D.Sc. in Cyber Security and three masters degrees
    • He has over 40 computer industry certifications including following forensic certifications:
      • Certified Cyber Forensic Professional (CCFP)
      • Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
      • Access Data Certified Examiner 2014-2017 (ACE)
      • OSForensics Certified Examiner (OSFCE)
      • Oxygen Forensics Certified Examiner
      • Certified Criminal Investigator (CCI)
      • Certified Forensic Consultant (CFC)
      • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • He is the author of 26 computer science books including 4 forensics books and 8 security textbooks that have chapters on forensics.
    • He has authored several research papers on forensics including:
      • Easttom, C. (2016). Multi-Dimensional Analysis for Cyber Investigations. Forensic Examiner Journal,25 (4).
      • Easttom, C. (2017). Utilizing Graph Theory to Model Forensic Examination. International Journal of Innovative Research in Information Security (IJIRIS), 4(2).
      • Easttom, C. (2018). How to model digital forensics investigations with graph theory. Digital Forensics Magazine, 37.
      • Easttom, C. (2018). "A Systems Approach to Indicators Of Compromise Utilizing Graph Theory". 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security.
      • Easttom, C. (2019). " Conducting Investigations on the Dark Web". Journal of Information Warfare 18 (1).
      • Easttom, C. (2018). A Method for Using Historical GPS Phone Records. Digital Forensics Magazine, 36.
    • Associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2015 to 2018.
    • He frequently teaches forensics including to state, local, and federal law enforcement. His computer security and forensics courses are approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Initiative For Cyber Security Careers and Studies (NICCS).
    • He created the OSFCE (OSForensics Certified Examiner) course and test.
    • He is a frequent speaker at forensic conferences including: AAFS conference 2017, IAFLS Conference 2017 in Cairo, Secure Jordan 2016 and 2017, ADFSL Conference 2016, and ISC2 Security Congress 2014, 2015, and 2017.
    • He has extensive experience testifying in court as an expert witness
    Dr. Easttom is an expert in computer forensics as well as portable device forensics (Cell Phone, Tablet, etc.). He has extensive expertise in forensic science, cell phone forensics, operating system forensics, network forensics, file recovery, and related topics.