Judges

Keith Lockhart - VP Global Training, AccessData

Brian Andrzejewski - Outreach Team Lead, Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) FX

Brian Andrzejewski has worked for the DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3), Futures Exploration (FX) for 4 years, and the last 2 years as an AFOSI civil servant.  Mr. Andrzejewski is the Outreach team lead responsible for all DC3’s websites, portals  and DC3 events.  He represents DC3 at outreach events that promote cyber crime investigations and digital forensics.  He also developed and performs administration of the databases for the annual DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge.  He is a founding member of the National Centers for Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) and member of other US cyber challenges targeting academia to help reduce the shortage of cyber security professionals in the US cyber security workforce.

Before joining DC3 FX, Mr. Andrzejewski had over 15 years of information technology experience with a unique blend of project, risk, policy, contract, and team management experience in small business, academia, commercial, and healthcare environments.  Mr. Andrzejewski is a Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) and Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP), with training as an Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP), a Six Sigma Black Belt, and a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).  He is actively pursuing his DoD Certified Basic Digital Forensic Examiner.  He holds a BS degree in Computer Information Systems from Towson University and an AA degree in Computer Information Systems from Harford Community College.  In his spare time, he is known to tinker with new web technologies, operate as a designated Curio and Relics collector, and play competitive, team-based video games.
 

Warren Kruse - VP Data Forensics, Altep

Warren Kruse is a vice president with Altep Inc., a national provider of e-discovery and computer forensic services. He has spent the last twenty-five years between law enforcement and as a consultant supporting various agencies with incident response, computer forensics and eDiscovery.

Mr. Kruse is the President of the Digital Forensics Certification Board (www.DFCB.org), a project of the National Center for Forensic Science, and University of Central Florida. He was also International President of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).
He is the author of “Computer Forensics: Incident Response Essentials”, and has supported incident response projects across a wide range of major U.S. corporations and agencies. In addition: led a team of computer forensic experts in a three-year engagement in support of a fraud investigation task force at the world’s largest international cooperative organization. He was the eDiscovery expert for AMD on the AMD versus Intel Antitrust lawsuit; led the forensics on the billion dollar "Comtraid" theft of Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets; and testified as a computer forensic expert for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Michael Geraghty - Vice President, Chief Information Officer, NCMEC

Paul Mahon - Department of Homeland Security