Computer Forensics

Wednesday 14th May 2008, 6:30 pm

Speaker: Russell May, AccessData Corp.

Venue: The Royal Scots Club Hepburn Suite, 30 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE - map and direction.

This talk is free of charge and no reservation is required. Non members are most welcome. Refreshments available from 6:00 pm.

This talk will be preceeded at 6:15 pm by the Annual General Meeting of the BCS Edinburgh Branch.


This talk will consist of a ten minute presentation followed by a demonstration of computer forensic techniques.

About the speaker


As Senior Director of International Training, Russell May is responsible for all international forensic training courses run by AccessData Corp and the appointment and supervision of all international instructors. He is a regular speaker on the subjects of Computer Forensics and Network Forensics.

Russell May is the holder of a first-class honours degree in Computer Science. He is also a Chartered Information Technology Professional and a Chartered Information Systems Engineer, chartered by way the Engineering Council of Great Britain. He is an elected member of the British Computer Society. Russell worked as a police officer in the West Midlands Police, until he retired in April 2002 as Detective Sergeant, officer in charge of the High Tech Crime Unit which he helped to set up in January 1999. He has been involved in investigating computer crime and computer forensics for 15 years and has investigated many crimes involving computers, from simple theft to murder and international terrorism