San Antonio, TX

Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa

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Steve Whalen

Steve Whalen

CPO and Co-Founder, Sumuri LLC
United States
Steve Whalen, CFCE is the CPO and Co-Founder for SUMURI, a leading provider of training, software, hardware and services relating to digital evidence and computer forensics worldwide.  Steve has developed and delivered forensic training to thousands of investigators and examiners around the world through organizations such as the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS), the High Technology Crimes International Association (HTCIA) and the US Department of State Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program.  Steve is also the developer of the successful Macintosh Forensic Survival Courses and developer of the popular PALADIN, RECON, CARBON forensic software.  Steve began working with digital evidence in 1997 and has provided training throughout North America, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Caribbean, Africa and Oceania. Previously Steve served over 15 years as a Delaware State Trooper.  During that time, he worked as a detective with the Criminal Investigations Unit and served as their first full-time forensic examiner for digital evidence.  Building off that experience, Whalen helped the Delaware State Police develop its first High Technology Crimes Unit in 2001, where he processed thousands of electronic items and devices containing digital evidence from hundreds of cases relating to intrusion, financial crimes, child sexual exploitation, narcotics, stalking and homicides.
  • Wednesday, October 02, 2019

2019 Sponsors


  • I met the most fantastic people from all over the world... from public and private arenas. I truly believe knowledge and knowledge sharing will be the key to our survival in this age of technology.
    Vicki Latham, Director of Communications and Development, 4theONE Foundation
  • As usual at a Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference, we spoke with a great mix of serious prospects and current customers, thank you!
    John Graham, Director of Sales and Business Development, Atola Technology
  • This conference was very beneficial to my work education. The classes that were provided helped create ideas and solutions to use in my current role.
    Scott Broeker, IT Analyst II – Applications, Caterpillar
  • There was a wealth of information in the short 1-hour segments which allowed you to set your own path and avoid the sessions that were not relevant to you.
    Chris Klimosko, Digital Forensic Examiner, Edmonton Police Service
  • The attendees were quality and had a high level of engagement with sponsors. I was also pleasantly surprised at the number of international attendees. There were lots of folks from Sweden, Denmark, and Germany, all of whom stopped by the booth and were interested in our products (always nice!).
    Jack Raubach, Marketing Director, Forensic Computers



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