Mr. Maryman is an experienced computer forensics consultant. Prior to founding Maryman & Associates in 2001, he served as a Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for over 29 years. During that time, Mr. Maryman conducted and supervised investigations, served as an Information Systems Administrator, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Security Programs Manager.
Mr. Maryman has conducted forensic data acquisition, retrieval and analysis on an extensive variety of digital evidence ranging from electronic business records and communications to network logs and encrypted files. Mr. Maryman also has a wide-range of electronic discovery experience in recovering and processing electronic records produced by a broad variety of computer operating systems and applications. He has testified extensively in criminal and civil matters and provided depositions and declarations in support of civil litigation efforts.
In 1991 he founded the FBI’s first Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) and served as its team leader. He established the agency’s first and much copied state of the art computer forensics laboratory. He introduced modifications to evidence procedures for adaptation to digital evidence collection and maintenance requirements. He provided specifications to industry manufacturers and programmers for the development of forensic specific equipment and programs. He devised a rigorous training regimen including legal knowledge and testimony skills as well as technical proficiency enhancement. He pioneered and helped to foster government certification standards for computer examiners.
Mr. Maryman has served as Chairman and Member-at-Large of the advisory board to the Director of the FBI on computer and information systems. He is the developer and author of the FBI’s IT Disaster Recovery policy and protocols. He initiated and acted as project manager for such major projects as desktop software migrations and enterprise architecture transitions.
Drawing on his years of training and experience with U.S. Government Inspections processes, he has entered into consulting agreements with corporations and public agencies to perform inspections and special analysis reviews.
He is an FBI Certified Instructor and has taught courses in Computer Forensics, Security, Crisis Management, Information Systems Administration, and Leadership.
Mr. Maryman serves on the University of Southern California (USC) Information Technology Program Advisory Board and is a frequent guest lecturer at USC on digital forensics.
Undergraduate Bachelor of Science (B.S.-Psy ‘72) work at Dallas Baptist University and Texas A&M University. Successfully completed Peter Drucker’s Advanced Management Seminar series (‘83) and conducted post graduate work at UCLA.
TRAINING and ACCREDITATIONS:
FBI’s Executive Development Institute (1988)
FBI National Academy’s Southwest Command College (1999)
Mr. Maryman has received training from U.S. Government entities, public organizations and commercial providers regarding Information Technology (IT) Management, IT Forensics, IT Security and IT Network Design/Implementation
Computer Investigative Specialist (IACIS)
Crisis Management for Executives (FEMA)
Disk Operating Systems – Advanced (Software Control Intl.)
FBI Laboratory Examiner (FBI)
Forensic Examiner of Computer Evidence (FBI)
Information Systems Administrator (FBI/Microsoft)
Internet Basics (American Management Association)
Law Enforcement Instructor (FBI)
Network Design and Implementation (Novell/Microsoft)
Personal Computers and MS DOS (Software Control Intl.)
Post Critical Incident and Peer Support (FBI/Cal State Univ-Long Beach)
Security Officer (DOJ/NSA)
Special Weapons and Tactics [SWAT] (FBI)
Top Secret and above Security Clearances (DOJ/NSA)
WordPerfect Office Administration (FBI)
Presentations and Instructional Experience
High Tech Crime Investigators Association (HTCIA) • Lake Tahoe, CA 2003
Speaker – Data Acquisition and Digital Evidence Handling
Pan-American Institute of Science and Forensic Technology • Monterey, Mexico (IPACITEFO) 2003
Instructor – Computer Forensics, Internet Investigations and Digital Evidence Handling
Chinese Ministry of Public Security • Beijing and Xiamen, China 2004/2005
Instructor – Computer Forensics and Digital Evidence Handling
K-Logics, Inc. • Los Angeles, CA 2006
Instructor – Computer Forensics and Data Acquisition
Logicube, Inc. • Los Angeles, CA 2003 – 2006
Instructor – Computer Forensics and Data Acquisition
National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) National Convention • Los Angeles, CA 2007
Featured Speaker – Internet Insurance Fraud Investigations
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Annual Summit • Los Angeles, CA 2010
Featured Speaker – Online Bank Fraud
Ciphertex • Los Angeles, CA 2010
Instructor – Computer Forensics Training
Regular Guest Forensics Lecturer – USC 2006 – 2013
American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), International
Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents Association (FBIAA)
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Computer Society
International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS)
Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
AIX, Amiga, Apple/Macintosh OSX, Array Networks, Burroughs (later Unisys), Convergent Technologies, CP/M-86, Be Incorporated, Digital/Tandem, Compaq/HP, JavaOS, Honeywell, IBM DOS & OS2, iOS, Linux, Unix, POSIX, Prime, MS Disk Operating System (DOS), MS Windows 3.1, Win95, Win ME, Win NT, Windows CE, PalmOS, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Win 7, MVS, OS/360, OS/390, OS/400, CICS, VMS
All Microsoft Office applications, all Apple/Macintosh iLife and iWorks applications, a variety of word processors, database, spreadsheet, graphics, presentation, media players, contact management, accounting, desktop publishing and data backup programs.
Computer Forensics Applications: AccessData’s Forensic Toolkit (FTK), Guidance Software’s EnCase, BlackLight, iLook Investigator, F.I.R.E., TASK, ProDiscover, The Coroners Toolkit (TCT), Helix, Knoppix, MaresWares, Paraben, Crystal Reports, dtSearch, DiskSig, Drive Spy, Galleta, FTimes, Mac-Robber, PyFlag, Rifiuti and a variety of lesser known programs used for specific forensic functions such as creating hash algorithms. Experienced with Computer Forensic devices from manufacturers such as Logicube, ICS, Wiebe Tech, Dibs, Digital Intelligence, etc.
All commercial brands of Intel chip based computers, AMD chip based computers, Cyrix chip based computers, Motorola chip based computers, RISC chip based computers, SPARC chip based computers, Personal digital assistants (PDAs), iPods, MP3 Players, Smartphones, Bridges, Gateways, Routers, Brouters, Firewalls, SANS, Hubs, NAS, Switches, Intrusion Detection Service (IDS) devices, microcontrollers and multiplexers. Familiarity with most manufacturers of PCs, micros, minis, midrange and mainframe computers.
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