Jad Saliba is the founder and CTO of Magnet Forensics, a leading digital forensics company. Jad guides the organization to create products that meet the needs of customers from law enforcement, consultancies, or the corporate world. A former digital forensics investigator with a background in computer science, Jad can uniquely identify issues faced by forensics professionals and apply new ways of using technology to solve these problems.
Prior to starting Magnet Forensics, Jad spent seven years with the Waterloo Regional Police Service. While with the police department, Jad was responsible for recovering Internet evidence from computers to support the force's investigations. He then developed Internet Evidence Finder which quickly became one of the most popular digital forensic tools for law enforcement and commercial practitioners.
Jad is a recognized digital forensics speaker at industry events including: CEIC, Crimes Against Children Conference, EuroForensics, F3, HTCIA, ICDDF, SANS, and the Canadian Police College. Jad holds a Diploma in Computer Science and Network Security from Mohawk College (Hamilton, Canada).
In this episode we discuss the Operation Underground Railroad sting, being a police officer vs. running a business, the most important skill an investigator needs, his favorite tool outside of his, cloud forensics, and so much more.