Mr. Shipley served 25 years with the Reno (Nevada) Police Department, retiring as a Senior Detective Sergeant. His last position was managing the agency's Financial and Computer Crimes Unit. During this time, he was instrumental in the formation of the Nevada Advisory Board for Technological Crime as well as several state laws regarding fraud and cybercrime. In 2004 Mr. Shipley became the Director of Systems Security and High Tech Crime Prevention Training for SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics in Sacramento, California. There he oversaw a program that provided expert technical assistance and training to local, state, and federal justice agencies. In 2007, he started Vere Software with the intention of building investigative and Internet documentation tools for the law enforcement and legal communities. The patented processes designed in WebCase, the online evidence collection tool, were spawned by his desire to provide investigators with a tool previously unavailable to the market. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and currently the Reno Chapter President. He is a Certified Forensics Computer Examiner and is a life member and Past President of the International High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).
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Hiding Data from Forensic Imagers – Using the Service Area of a Hard Disk Drive

By Todd G. Shipley and Bryan Door (A complete copy of this white paper and its figures, images and diagrams can be found at I. Summary Kaspersky Labs® recently released their research regarding the compromise of hard disk drive firmware. This has confirmed our long standing suspicion that data hiding techniques using a hard disk … Continue reading

Forensic Imaging of Hard Disk Drives- What we thought we knew

By Todd G. Shipley and Bryan Door (A complete copy of this white paper and its figures and diagrams can be found at WHAT WE HAVE BEEN TAUGHT Imaging of hard drives has been the main stay of the “Science” part of digital forensics for many years.  It has been articulated by many, including us, … Continue reading

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