Evidence disappears
Witnesses forget...
But digital details remain

Founded in 1987, before the web existed.

We specialize in technical enquiries…

a Seattle area firm: discovering clues in computers®, performing detailed computer forensic investigations, finding electronic eavesdropping devices, providing court testimony.

Forensic Basics

Whenever investigations of computers and phones are needed it’s time to call an expert. Critical steps to preserve evidence will be missed by most computer techs.

Commercial

When the wrongful termination suit arrives 2 years from now, how will you respond? Call us to learn about the process of saving computer and phone evidence.

Criminal

US attorneys and local prosecutors depend on us for accurate testimony. Don’t risk your case with a less-than-professional approach.

Personal

Threats are a problem in stalking, domestic violence, and other criminal situations. Today’s threats often arrive via phone or computer.

Our qualifications are different.

See our capabilities

Founder’s Blog

Pearl Harbor 75 years ago

December 7, 2016
The anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is always a time for reflection. Some reflections are personal. For baby-boomers it was common to know survivors of the attack. My connection was via an uncle who served on the USS Argonne with the Commander Pacific Fleet. He had eyewitness
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Do blue lives matter?

December 5, 2016
In the current political focus it is not helpful to have another harangue from an opinion shaper. This blog includes just my personal experiences — and the role of computer forensics. Remember the ’70s? Seattle had become the bomb capital of the US. The government was the focus of much
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Quick! Tell me the right risk assessment in a complex situation.

November 16, 2016
Last week a long-time client called to ask for quick risk assessment. No threat of violence but they wanted to know if their (very good) network security would effectively defend them against a known (very aggressive) threat. An immediate opinion was needed. I was faced with the problem that
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Solving Redmond computer mysteries

November 5, 2016
Software from Redmond, Washington always seems newsworthy. This software project was going well and beginning to get national attention. One day the focus turned inward, however. During a test of the project, the boss discovered that the new software was providing links to pornography on the