|Production Date:||June 8 2011|
As the number of scandalized politicians continues to rise due to the discovery of inappropriate emails, Facebook messages, or Twitter posts, it becomes more and more evident that digital documents can always be acquired one way or another – even if they are deleted. In this timely presentation, Scott Aurnou teaches attorneys all about computer forensics and the importance it plays in both criminal and civil cases. Mr. Aurnou begins his presentation with a general introduction to the topic by discussing the various forms of electronic data that exist and the devices where it can be stored. He then talks about the electronic forensic process in litigation and the safety precautions parties must take when handling and extracting data. He concludes his presentation with excellent suggestions on how companies can establish protocols as a means to avoid costly mistakes and minimize risks when responding to a security breach. Mr. Aurnou’s clear delivery of the subject matter and use of relevant cases make this program valuable for attorneys counseling clients who are dealing with computer forensic discovery issues and for managing their own firm's electonic data.
I. Introduction to Computer Forensics
II. The Forensic Process
III. Expert Reports and Testimony
IV. Potential Mistakes and Pitfalls
Brianna (Pensacola, FL)
Very good course!
Laura (Warrenton, VA)
This was an incredibly interesting and important seminar, considering how the digital age affects so many aspects of law.
Paul (Chantilly, VA)
Excellent speaker, lots of information
Marcia (Austin, TX)
well presented course.
Oren (Wellington, FL)
Great seminar. A lot of information, yet presented in a manner easy to understand. Thanks.
Isaac (Katy, TX)
Gerardo (Tampa, FL)
Thomas (Pompano Beach, FL)
Kenneth (Short Hills, NJ)
Excellent and informative presentation
Tatjana (Charlotte, NC)
Excellent presentation. Well-organized & clear. Helpful supplemental materials; materials could be more comprehensive. All in all, well done.
Elisabeth (Palm Harbor, FL)
Very interesting topic.
Margaret (Fort Myers, FL)
Great presentation and amazing amount of information!
David (Austin, TX)
Charles (Williamsburg, VA)
This program contains information that is vital to every lawyer practicing in the digital age. Highly recommended.
William (Miami, FL)
Lexi (Henrico, VA)
Extremely informative course, not just for those facing these issues on a corporate scale, but for anyone concerned about the integrity of the data on their personal machines.
Sergiu (Miami, FL)
Catherine (Hockley, TX)
Excellent and timely info.!!
James (New Bedford, MA)
Very engaging speaker. He delivered dense material very capably.
David (Boston, MA)
Good summary of electronic evidence, related forensics, and best practices. A "must know" for every lawyer.
Mary Ann (Henderson, TX)
Explained computer functions with great clarity; spot-on examples
Robert (Milford, NH)
cogent and highly valuable
CHARLES (NASHVILLE, TN)
THIS GUY'S KNOWLEDGE IS ASTOUNDING. HE MIGHT BE TOO GOOD!
Paul (Houston, TX)
Good speaker. Well paced.
Charles (San Marcos, TX)
I enjoyed this program. I am an older attorney but fairly computer conversant but I picked up some great ideas for a couple of current cases.
Leslie (St. Petersburg, FL)
Joseph (Fairfax, VA)
Carole (Santa Monica, CA)
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Steven (Austin, TX)
Ingrid (Tonawanda, NY)
James (New York, NY)
Very informative and helpful seminar.
Barry (Fair Oaks Ranch, TX)
presentor was very knowledgable and easy to follow
David (Edmond, OK)
awesome cle!! Perhaps the best I've ever taken...
Floyd (Wagoner , OK)
Great seminar! Very interesting and useful information.
Eric (New York, NY)
Elham (Houston, TX)
Very well done!
Richard K. (West Palm Beach , FL)
michael (Destin, FL)
Very informative and well presented!
Martha (Chicago, IL)
One of the most informative presentations I have seen. Thank you.
William (Washington, DC)
Excellent course, in content and presentation. I would recommend this course.
Shawn (Fort Leavenworth, KS)
Robert (Annandale, VA)
very helpful !
Bruce (Richmond, VA)
Jennie (Washington, DC)
Great course and instructor.
Raph (Cupertino, CA)
This was a fantastic overview. As an attorney who is also an engineer, I can definitely say that you should listen to this man. Thank you for this course!
Robert (Cutler Bay, FL)
Greg (Tulsa, OK)
Very good seminar by a knowledgeable and animated guy who I'd like to hire periodically to fill ou ESI forensic needs and to give our young and old lawyers a seminar. Great job!
Michele (Panama City Beach, FL)
Very good speaker!
Melanie (Washington, DC)
Lilia (, FL)
Very important for all professions. Written communication and all electronic information is key, therefore, the own protection and the cient's rights have to be treated very carefuly. Highly recommended. Excelent instructor. Congratulations and thank you for including this subject in the program
Kathy (scottsdale, AZ)
Mark (Beachwood, OH)
Excellent presentation, never dull!!!
Dennis (Virginia Beach, VA)
This course should be seen by all attorneys.
Bonnie (Los Angeles, CA)
Fasinating topic- excellent course.
Jimmy (Orlando, FL)
very good, very articulate
Ray (Woodville, TX)
Gerald (Montclair, NJ)
Quite an eye opener.
John (Jefferson, OR)
Very interesting and informative!
Mayo (white plains, NY)
Very helpful. Cutting edge course.
Elana (Hallandale Beach, FL)
Excellent seminar! The speaker did a fantastic job at explaining a complex topic in understandable terms.
Fred (West Palm Beach, FL)
Corinne (Virginia Beach, VA)
Great information that every attorney should know regardless of their practice area!
Mary Frances Balthasar (Williamsville, NY)
Great information to have!
Lars-Erik (Midlothian, VA)
Brenda (Coral Gables, FL)
The instructor was very informative
Laura (Wilmington, NC)
livelly discussion in understandable layperson's terms
lauren (peqannock, NJ)
This is really useful for all practictioners.
Gunther (Euless, TX)
really thought the speaker was knowledgeable
Michael (Washington, DC)
Good knowledgeable instructor
Margaret (Tarrytown, NY)
Instructor clear, concise and able to communicate computer concepts to lay people very, very well
Gina (North Palm Beach, FL)
Zara (Brooklyn, NY)
very informative, thank you.
Emily (Alexandria, VA)
I thought Mr. Aurnou was extremely knowlegable and engaging. He should consider doing more of these!
Linda (Houston, TX)
Wow - really great information - well organized and presented
Michael (Shakopee, MN)
Instructor was very effective. Loved his use of analogies to physical, real life material. Helped make a very technical lesson to be understandable.
Megan (Eureka, CA)
Brian (Washington, DC)
Best course I've viewed on Lawline.com to date.
Claude (Nacogdoches, TX)
Very good and informative!!
John (Houston, TX)
Ira (parkland, FL)
great topic - wow.
Gregory (St Petersburg, FL)
I liked the speaker. He obviously knew his material.
Harry (Richmond, VA)
excellent discussion of law and real-life examples
James Blake C. (Los Angeles, CA)
Teisha (Houston, TX)
Leslie (Austin, TX)
Great course! Good information both for litigation and for business practices within a law firm.
Jeffrey (Wellesley, MA)
W. Rainer (Osprey, FL)
clear and precise
Amy (Stayton, OR)
Great instructor, really made the technical material understandable
Nydia (Key Biscayne, FL)
Very informative, interesting and an eye-opener.. Thank you
Amy (Arlington, VA)
great help for lay attorney. explained a lot of pitfalls.
Kevin (scottsdale, AZ)
It helped a non-IT person understand these issues.
Leslie (Alexandria, VA)
Great course. Wish it covered more about what the computer forensic investigator does to the hard drive and how that info is presented in federal court.
boyd (Wichita, KS)
Very timely - I'm getting more and more cases involving e-discovery.
Rebecca (, AL)
Excellent seminar with excellent presentation of information.
keith (phoenix, AZ)
enjoyed the presentation and information
Chaz (Catonsville, MD)
Very well done and quite informative.
Tom (Barrington Hills, IL)
Jonathan (Overland Park, KS)
Made technical issues comprehensible to non-technical listeners.
Terence (Lisle, IL)
Complex materials simplified, but still nough substance to make me aware of how much I have yet to learn.
Mary Ellen (Chicago, IL)
This speaker explained computer language in very understandable terms. Excellent
Maria (Phoenix, AZ)
Gavino (Austin, TX)
Great course however I have limited experience in this area and require additional education on this area of law. However very obvious Speaker was very educated in this area of law.
Christopher (Elgin, IL)
Well presented; solid content.
kimberly (na, MO)
Excellent information, concise and thorough.
Jason (Kansas City, MO)
Great knowledge of the cource material
Charles (Albany, NY)
Very helpful. Scott does a nice job on all his courses.
joseph (Glencoe, IL)
Great job on this presentation.
jeffrey (white plains, NY)
George (Fresh Meadows, NY)
This is an excellent basic primer on computer forensics, it was fast paced and well presented.
Andrew A. (Joliet, IL)
very informative and practical for attorneys
Christine (Gulfport, FL)
interesting and knowledgeable
Richard (Dallas, TX)
Good Information on How To prepare for computer evidence handling and preservation
Dan (Los Angeles, CA)
Elizabeth (Valrico, FL)
Martin (Hattiesburg, MS)
Very comprehensive. Speaker surely knows his subject matter and was passionate about it.
Fredda (Chicago, IL)
Superb presentation--clear, engaging and great overview of the area, with useful guidance and tips.
Idalia (east amherst, NY)
Good introduction to an essential area.
Kathy (West Palm Beach, FL)
This was the most interesting and informative seminar I've attended to date. Thanks to the speaker for all his insight.
Greg (The Woodlands, TX)
Very interesting presentation with just enough technical detail to not be overpowering
James (Garden City, NY)
Dennis (Watertown, NY)
informative; clear speaking voice, as usual.
Leonard (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
One of the better CLE videos that I have seen so far.
Tim (Park Ridge, IL)
William (Chicago, IL)
The best. Really, THE BEST!
Brendan (Houston, TX)
VERY interesting and well done.
Dennis (Quincy, IL)
Very good and well presented.
John (Park Ridge, IL)
A critically important learning opportunity. Excellent.
Tue (Danville, CA)
Excellent. I have the minimum knowledge and experience background on this high tech field of information technology. But his presentation made me feel less phobia and more interested in the subject.
Michael (New York, NY)
Most interesting to me was the "hash code" description, the "write blocker" the description and opinions offered about licensing, and the guidance offered about turning machines on and off.
Steve (lake zurich , IL)
The speaker was excellent.
George (Austin, TX)
This seminar is a real eye-opener!
Terrie (Dallas, TX)
Excellent course - best I've seen yet!!
Janine (Wildwood, MO)
Very interesting and timely. Good explanations of the conceptions and of the role of a computer forensics expert.
Richard (San Antonio, TX)
Excellent presentation for someone, such as myself, who has only the minimum understanding of the issues. Mr. Aurnou's style delivers information without jargon. After this intro, I would be willing to listen to Mr. Aurnou speak again at the next level of expertise.
Ted (Belleview, FL)
This should probably be a required course for all lawyers.
John (San Antonio, TX)
Valorie (Richmond, VA)
Outstanding presentation! Very informative, without a lot of "tech-speak." I would highly recommend this presentation.
Scott (Boise, ID)
Very timely and helpful.
Will (San Antonio, TX)
Great information about the information on your computer.
Terri (Burlingame, CA)
Great explanation of technical details.
Patricia (Coral gables, FL)
very nice presentation style -
Jeffrey (Chicago, IL)
Karen (Albany, NY)
Great program. Excellent speaker. Scary stuff!
Thomas (Syracuse, NY)
One of the more interesting courses I have taken. Highly informative.
Stephen C. (Oak Park, IL)
Good program. A bit on the technical side but timely and very informative.
Julie (Warrenville, IL)
cutting edge great
Mary (Alexandria, VA)
Great information presented well -- now I have a strange yen for my old manual typewriter though! :)
Dirk (New York, NY)
Holly (New Orleans, LA)
Very useful and understandable even for non-techies like myself. Thanks.
Jeremy (Charlottesville, VA)
Very informative, stuff you would not know intuitively.
Robin (McHenry, IL)
Best CLE ever. Great information!
George (Alamo, CA)
Excellent content and presentation!
Jim (Tuxedo, NY)
Excellent presentation. Pitched at the right level for computer novices.
Michael (Vienna, VA)
Great program. Excellent speaker and highly useful info. Nice job.
Jack (Virginia Beach, VA)
Very useful information.
David (Washington, DC)
Excellent presenter who provided technical information in a very clear and understandable manner while also creatively interweaving relevant case law.
Jeffrey (Katy, TX)
You have to love forensic guys.
Beth Florence (Beverly Hills, CA)
excellent - thank you, and happy new year
Mary Ellen (La Grange, IL)
T Gregory (Galena, IL)
Zachary (Arlington, VA)
Very informative for those not as knowledgeable about technology as they would like to be.
Alta (Petaluma, CA)
Great presentation. Stuff every attorney needs to know.
Donald (Norfolk, VA)
well structured and broad with appropriate depth
Jeremiah (Morristown, NJ)
I would recommend this course.
Justin (Alexandria, VA)
Thorough and engaging. A tough subject well explained.
Michael (Canton, GA)
This fellow was engaging, thoroughly knew his topic, was funny,and very effective. Other than mispronouncing "Affidavits", he was flawless. Superb.
Michael (Fairfax, VA)
A great course.
David (New York, NY)
Jeffrey (Milwaukee, WI)
Charles L (Spirit Lake, IA)
The best presenter, hands down, of all those I have encountered on Lawline. He was interesting, engaging, and exciting.
Naomi (New York, NY)
An excellent presentation!
Michael (RENO, NV)
Very good talk. Thanks.
Ellen (Reston, VA)
Very informative and presented in a very clear and understandable way.
Mary (Richmond, VA)
Laura (McLean, VA)
Excellent presentation and very thought-provoking.
Jessica (Arlington, VA)
Good coverage of a timely subject.
Paul (Wharton, TX)
Scott did a great job presenting complex material.
Gregory (richmond, VA)
Potentially complex subject presented in an understandable and useful way.
Geoffrey (Washington, DC)
Very informative; very sobering.
Reginia (Fairfax, VA)
very interesting and valuable information
Karlyn (Arlington, VA)
Outstanding presentation. Excellent.
Edward (Medina, NY)
Very interesting. Even if you have elevated knowledge of the workings of computers. Good case examples.
James (Purchase, NY)
Covers the nuts-and-bolts clearly.
Sue Ella (Pennington Gap, VA)
Lawline is allowing me to get some information that I might normally get. I live in an isolated area so Lawline is great for me.
Kara (Charlotte, NC)
John (Washington, AL)
Timely topic. Very good presentation that hit a lot of areas in a short amount of time.
Lisa (Quincy, IL)
This was outstanding. It was well presented and full of examples!
Michael (Richmond, VA)
Mark (Manassas, VA)
Excellent course that everyone should take.
Ann (Rosemont, IL)
It was very interesting.
Hilary (Abingdon, VA)
Great seminar! Tons of useful information.
Marvin (Richmond, VA)
Good material that we need to know
Wm. (Henrico, VA)
Great course at an appropriate level of communication for non-tecnical types
Kit (Fort Valley, VA)
This was one of the best CLE courses I've attended or listened to.
Theodore (New York, NY)
Excellent course. Very smart speaker and well-spoken too.
Stacie (Hoboken, NJ)
Very useful information - thought it was a great course.
Dan (Hastings-on-Hudson, NY)
Excellent information, well presented.
TANYA (Northport, NY)
Very informative and interesting.
Patricia (NEW WINDSOR, NY)
Excellent Presenter! Invaluable Information! Thank you (Pat, New York)