Sean is the founder and managing principal of Adamant Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity. He is a nationally-recognized cybersecurity practitioner, digital forensics examiner, and law professor, providing and overseeing risk assessments and vulnerability assessments (including penetration testing), consulting about information security and privacy policies, and implementing projects or programs to facilitate compliance with those policies and applicable regulations.
As a forensic investigator, Sean conducts examinations of and provides expert testimony regarding computer and server hard drives, mobile devices (phones and tablets), cell data localization records, and Internet evidence (e.g., Facebook, Web postings, etc.).
Sean’s expertise includes corporate fraud, labor disputes, domestic relations, child pornography investigations, the Adam Walsh Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, electronic discovery, the work product doctrine, and the attorney client privilege. My experience is derived from legal, information technology, software engineering, regulatory compliance, risk management, and information security backgrounds. He is qualified to serve as a digital forensics examiner, expert witness, and court-appointed third-party neutral, and has extensive experience in litigation support, including electronic discovery, the Rules of Evidence, the Rules of Civil Procedure, motions practice, pre-trial practice, and appellate practice. Although admitted to the state bars of California and Wisconsin, Sean cannot serve in the role of counsel or provide legal advice while serving as an expert (and cannot serve as legal counsel in any state other than California or Wisconsin).
Sean holds the following credentials and certifications in the disciplines of digital forensicS (CFHI No. ECC930566, CCFP No. 335034 (retired 2020)), regulatory compliance (CSOXP No. 00185), network engineering (MCSE , MCP+i, No. 977426), data privacy (CIPP/US), and AI/ML (Proofpoint AI/ML specialist).