The Long and Winding Road to Digital/Multimedia Science

Eoghan Casey is a full professor at the University of Lausanne in the School of Criminal Sciences. He is an internationally recognized expert in digital forensic science and data breach investigation. He previously served as Chief Scientist at the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), prioritizing research and development across multiple organizational units, and providing strategic and technical guidance to navigate evolving challenges in digital forensics and intrusion/malware analysis. In his prior work as Lead Cyber Security Engineer at The MITRE Corporation, Eoghan Casey developed new capabilities for extracting and analyzing digital evidence associated with smartphones and network attacks. As a professional consultant, he has helped organizations handle security breaches and analyzed digital evidence in a wide range of complex investigations, including network intrusions with international scope. He has testified in civil and criminal cases, and has submitted expert reports and prepared trial exhibits for computer forensic and cyber-crime cases. Eoghan Casey wrote the foundational book Digital Evidence and Computer Crime, now in its third edition, and he created Smartphone Forensics courses taught worldwide. He has also coauthored several advanced technical books including Malware Forensics, and the Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University College Dublin, and taught digital forensics at the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute. Since 2004, Eoghan Casey has been Editor-in-Chief of Digital Investigation: The International Journal of Digital Forensics & Incident Response, publishing cutting edge work by and for practitioners and researchers. He also contributes to definitions, guidelines, and standards as Executive Secretary of the Digital/Multimedia Scientific Area Committee of the Organization for Scientific Area Committees. He helps organize the digital forensic research DFRWS.org conferences each year, and is on the DFRWS Board of Directors.