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Our own Alvey Matlock was the guest speaker this month at the Benton County Bar Association’s Lunch & Learn.  His topic was Social Media and Cell Phones.  While you may have missed out on this event, there will be others.  Connect with us to learn about other speaking opportunities that Guardian Forensics can offer.

From the Benton County Bar Association March 2019 Newsletter:

Alvey Matlock is a technology and digital forensics expert with notable success, in Law Enforcement, cyber crime investigations, civil
litigation, corporate investigations, Cyber Data Breach Assessments, and criminal defense casework, training, and investigative experience.

He has 20 plus years of experience in:

  • digital forensic experience comprising of computer
  • cell phone and mobile forensics
  • field deployments in Digital Media Exploitation
  • file system forensics, deleted file recovery
  • evidence collection and imaging
  • advanced imaging of damaged drives
  • password recovery
  • registry analysis
  • JTAG forensic data acquisitions
  • expert witness court testimony and more

His certifications include: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Encase
Certified Examiner (EnCE), Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME), Cellebrite Advanced Extractions, ChipOff, Physical / Logical, XRY Mobile Forensics, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and Security+.

Alvey is also a college adjunct professor with experience course developer and public speaking. He is currently
working at the Oklahoma NSU college in the Criminal Justice Program teaching CyberCrime and Digital Forensics courses.

A 2001 graduate with honors from Arkansas Tech University, his degree was in Computer Science with an emphasis in business. Alvey
has extensive technology training and hands on experience with digital forensics, criminal forensics, civil litigation requiring forensics cybersecurity, VMware technology, Cisco networking and security, Vulnerability and Intrusion Prevention System management, and
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning.

Alvey was employed with the Fort Smith Police Department from 2005 until 2017 as their Computer Crimes Investigator, and Sr. Network Manager, overseeing and supporting Public Safety technology, which includes the 911 Communications Center and Regional Mobile Data. His responsibilities have also included manager of the Crime Intel & Analyst program for the department.

Alvey is also a member of the Cyber Investigations unit as a Computer Crimes Investigator, has worked numerous digital forensics cases
involving peer-to-peer, child pornography, kidnapping, financial crimes, Internet Hacking, Human Trafficking, narcotics and property theft for several local, state and federal agencies. Alvey is a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force and also participates as a specialized officer for the Fort Smith Police Department.

Alvey is married and regularly attends service at First Baptist Church. His hobbies include piloting a drone, Crossfit, mountain biking,
hunting, and fishing. Alvey was also a proud member of the Air Force National Guard F-16 188th Fighter wing serving as a Sargent from 1996 to 2004.