Featured Speaker: Zeke Thackray

CTIN welcomes Zeke Thackray, Vice President of GetData Forensics USA, who will be presenting Uncovering Hidden Secrets of VSS and Live Boot and Every Contact Leaves a Trace – But How Can Intricate Pieces of Evidence Be Forensically Retrieved?.

Just over one week left until the conference starts so make sure to reserve your seat now! Amazing presentations from leading digital forensics experts and a chance to enter the CTIN raffle and win forensics software and hardware worth thousands of dollars for the very low registration fee of $350 USD.

Featured Speaker: Terry Lahman

Terry Lahman, Chief Digital Forensics Analyst at eForensicsPro, specializes in computers, tablets, GPS devices, and cell phones. He has over 35 years experience in the fields of computers and electronics, including 17 years at Microsoft. He has an extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows and will be presenting $MFT, $UsnJrnl and $Logfile analysis which looks at the the $MFT, $UsnJrnl and $Logfile files used by the Windows NTFS file system using forensic software tools.

Register now for your opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts on the Windows file system. Under two weeks left before the conference starts so make sure to reserve your seat before it is too late!

Featured Speaker: Steve Beltz

Steve Beltz has been in law enforcement directly or in support operations for almost 30 years and is currently Assistant Director of the Federal, Recovery Operation Center in Washington DC. Steve manages a highly specialized technical workforce involved in financial analysis of fraud against the Federal government. He will be presenting Even Geeks can Speak – Level 2 and Graphical Analysis of Structured and Unstructured Data. Steve has been teaching and giving presentations for over 30+ years to include several Washington State area universities, the Washington State Patrol and other county, city, and federal agencies.

Featured Speaker: Natasha Lockhart

Natasha Lockhart of SysTools software provides executive level business development and go to market strategies focusing on forensic and legal review of electronic mail data sets. She currently assists corporate, legal, and law enforcement customers with education, use, and data presentation of SysTools MailXaminer technology. Natasha will be presenting Demystifying Email Investigations to help simplify an important part of many digital forensic investigations.

Featured Speaker: Jeff Hedleski

New to CTIN 2016 is Jeff Hedleski, the "Forensic Evangelist" at Guidance Software for the past five years. He has traveled extensively internationally as well as being frequently camped out in the Washington D.C. area at various Federal agencies. Jeff is presenting What’s new in Digital Forensics Hardware and get a chance to learn about cutting edge technologies being used now and see how others are making their investigations faster and more effective.

Featured Speaker: Kevin Ripa

Kevin Ripa is a respected and much sought after individual within the investigative industry for his expertise in Information Technology investigations and as an expert witness. Drawing on his domestic and foreign experience, Kevin returns to CTIN 2016 with five presentations: Hack-a-Shack, Email Tracing, Creating Stellar Reports, Forensic Acquisition of Apple Products, and EULAs. What a great opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts involved in many of the more complex cyber-forensics investigations.

Just over three weeks left before the conference starts so register now! The special hotel rate at the Seattle Marriott expires tomorrow so reserve your room before the normal room rates apply.

Raffle Items at 2016 CTIN Forensic Conference

In addition to the world class forensic speakers at our 2016 Conference, the CTIN board has been working diligently to obtain valuable forensic software and hardware to be raffled at the end of the conference. We’re still working to obtain more but at the moment we will be raffling:

One full license of Recon For Mac valued at $1,695.00

One full license of Forensic Examiner valued at $1,295.00

Two one year licenses of X-Ways Forensics valued at $779.00 each

Three six month full licenses of MailXaminer valued at $800.00 each

One Wiebetech USB 3.0 Writeblock device valued at $349.00

One 90-day dongle for Forensic Examiner valued at $295.00

Two military grade encrypted 1TB portable hard drives valued at $150.00 each

If you add all of that up and by some miracle you won one of every raffle item, you could walk away with $5,363 worth of forensic software and hardware for your $350 registration fee. More reason to get registered for the conference coming up in four weeks.

Update on Hotel Conference Rate

Besides the link to Book your group rate for CTIN Digital Conference Room Block of $149 USD per night at the Seattle Airport Marriott’s web site to reserve rooms, attendees are also urged to call the hotel at (206) 241-2000 and ask for the local reservations desk. Remember to provide the following info:

CTIN Digital Conference Room Block

Start date: 3/13/16
End date: 3/16/16
Last day to book: 2/22/16

Featured Speaker: Gordon Mitchell

CTIN welcomes back Gordon Mitchell who has been around CTIN from the early days and now runs Future Focus, a company that does engineering design, debugging and computer forensics. Gordon will present Free and incredibly powerful—Utilities by Nir Sofer. If you do live captures, you will love the utilities by Nir Sofer at http://www.nirsoft.net/. His programs provide information on the usual stuff: passwords, recent searches, autoruns… The good news is that they also do this stuff with command line versions that you can script… if you can find them.

Learn from the best experts in the Digital Forensics field and put the latest techniques in your toolbox! Register now for three days of incredible information that will make you a better Digital Forensics examiner!!

CTIN Raffle Update

CTIN proudly announces new additions to our CTIN Raffle to include two full annual licenses for X-Ways Forensics ($779 each x 2 licenses = $1,558 value) and a WiebeTech USB 3.0 Writeblocker ($349 value). This is in addition to the previously announced Recon for Mac License ($1,695 value) and the 90-day dongle for Forensic Examiner ($295 value). So that means your $350 entrance fee could potentially win $3,897 worth of incredible forensic software and hardware!

So what are you waiting for? Only four weeks until the conference starts on March 14th so Register Now to secure your seat. Listen to and meet the leading Digital Forensics experts to learn the latest examination and analysis techniques while having a chance to win the software and hardware you will need to do your job better and faster!