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CIPS NL Event: Tech Crime and Computer Forensics
Thu, 01/26/2012
Event Location: 
(Saint John's, NL)

CIPS NL Luncheon Series

Computer Forensics and Tech Crime
Guest speaker: Sgt. Jacques Boucher
IT Trainers, Students and IT Professionals will benefit from this presentation
 on Tech Crime, Computer Forensics and the Corporate Environment. 
Thursday, January 26th, 2012
East Side Mario's - Private room
180 Portugal Cove Road
noon – 1:30pm
Menu - 1/2 Tuscan Club, Soup, Salad, Coffee, and Dessert
$25 Members* $30 Non-Members

Computer Forensics/Corporate Compliance

 In today's business environment there is an ever growing need to have Internet access on most employee desktops.  The challenge is meeting this need while managing the risks involved.  Providing a corporate computer with Internet access exposes that asset to malware, which ultimately exposes your internal network to such threats.  And as valuable as the Internet is to an employee, it also has the potential to contribute to loss of productivity.  In order to address this most companies impose OS level policies that prohibit certain activities on the company's asset.  Some end users however will invariably seek to ignore acceptable use policies or circumvent controls put in place by IT.  Is your company prepared to respond to these incidents appropriately?  Do you have the necessary legal requirements in place to allow you to respond properly?  Are you logging the necessary information as a matter of standard business practice?  Do you have the computer forensic tools and trained personnel to conduct a proper compliance investigation that will stand up to the scrutiny of a civil process?  Sgt. Jacques Boucher of the RCMP's technological crime unit has been working in the field of computer forensics since 2002 and has been a police officer since 1989.  He will explore some of these topics over the course of his presentation and provide you with a greater understanding of the world of computer forensics and how you can apply it in a corporate environment.
The Speaker:

Sgt. Jacques Boucher is a 22 year veteran of the RCMP. Originally from Bathurst, N.B. he holds a college diploma in computer programming and since 2004 has concentrated in Technology Crime work  He has been recognized as an expert in computer forensics by the provincial court in N.B. as well as the court of Queen's Bench.  In 2006 Sgt. BOUCHER transferred to the Canadian Police College in Ottawa as one of the instructors on staff with the Technological Crime Learning Institute where he taught computer forensic related courses to law enforcement officers from across Canada and abroad.  In 2009 he transferred to St. John's, NL to head their tech crime unit.  Over the course of his 9 years in the field of tech crime he has presented on tech crime/Internet related topics to numerous groups ranging from students and parents, business professionals, law enforcement officers, as well as peers in the field of tech crime.


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