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About The Founders…

Vico Marziale
Dr. Vico Marziale holds a Ph.D. in digital forensics from the University of New Orleans and is a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst. Vico has taught graduate-level courses in computer security and cryptography and has delivered trainings in the field of digital forensics to private organizations as well as at industry conferences. He has presented his research at conferences including Black Hat Arsenal, (multiple) BSides, DFRWS, DOD Cybercrime, RSA and OSDF.

Joe Sylve (CV)
Dr. Joe T. Sylve is the Director of Research and Development at BlackBag Technologies, Inc and an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of New Orleans. His interests are in Memory Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Digital Forensics, Computer Security, Incident Response, and Operating System Internals. He is the author of several open source digital forensic tools such as LiME Forensics, the first tool set that allows full physical memory acquisition from Android devices. He is the co-organizer of both NOLASec, a monthly security meetup, and BSidesNOLA, an annual security conference, and is devoted to promoting computer security and digital forensics awareness, education, and jobs in his home city of New Orleans. Dr. Sylve is a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst and received his Ph.D. in 2017 from the University of New Orleans. He has published several peer-reviewed publications on digital forensics.


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