Stephen R. Flatley
Senior Forensic Examiner
Computer Analysis Response Team (CART), Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York, NY USA

Stephen R. Flatley is a Senior FBI Forensic examiner with over 6 years of experience in Computer Forensics and over 25 years of general computer experience. He is currently the CART Coordinator for the New York Division of the FBI. He is FBI certified in Wintel, Mac, and cell phone forensics, has testified multiple times in support of cases in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He has been on foreign deployments to The Caribbean, Europe, Scandinavia, Africa, and the Middle East. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University in the Computer Science Department.

Senior Examiner Flately will discuss, Herding Cats: Running a large Forensic Lab.

There are many challenges to running a large scale operation with limited resources, and a large Forensic Lab is no different. This presentation will touch on the many problems of dealing with large volumes of data, almost constant search and seizure operations, international deployments, multiple quick turn around requests, and training needs.