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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, a Ph.D. in Technology, a Ph.D. in computer science, and three masters degrees
    • He has 67  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)
      • CompTIA Security Analytics Expert-CSAE
      • CompTIA Pentest+
      • CompTIA Certified Cybersecurity Analysis (CySA+)
    • He is the author of 33  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., Sanders, W. (2019). 'On the Efficacy of Using Android Debugging Bridge for Android Device Forensics. IEEE 10th Annual Computing and Communication Conference UEMCON.
      • 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.
      • Alsmadi, I, Easttom, C. (2019). Using Maximum Weighted Cliques in the Detection of Sub-Communities’ behaviors in OSNs. Proceedings of the Future Technologies Conference 2019.
      • Easttom, C. (2020). On the Application of Algebraic Graph Theory to Modeling Network Intrusions. 2020 IEEE 10th Annual Computing and Communication Conference.
      • Easttom, C. (2020). Mathematically modeling cyber-attacks utilizing engineering techniques 15th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ICCWS
      • Easttom, C. (2021). Mathematically modelling victim selection in cybercrimes. 16th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security - ICCWS 2021
      • Easttom, C. (2021). A methodology for smart TV Forensics. 16th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security - ICCWS 2021
      • Easttom, C., Adda, M. (2021). Application of the Spectra of Graphs in Network Forensics. IEEE 11th Annual Computing and Communication Conference
    • Adjunct professor for University of Dallas teaching graduate digital forensics.
    • Adjunct Lecturer for Georgetown University in the Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence department
    • 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.