Forensic Computing Expert Witness, IT Security Consultant and e-Disclosure Advisor
Advanced Forensics is the trading name of Ian R Henderson
CCE CISA FCA
Advanced Forensics specialise in providing support to organisations dealing with the challenges of suspected fraud, digital evidence, IT Security or the disclosure of electronic documents.
Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 and then specialised in corporate investigations and computer audit. He subsequently qualified as an Information Systems Audit & Control Association ("ISACA") Certified Information Systems Auditor. He is also a member of the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (“ISFCE”) and is an ISFCE Certified Computer Examiner. He has been trained in forensic computer procedures and has extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system and the civil procedure rules relating to the disclosure of electronic documents. He has been invited to speak at over 30 conferences world-wide in the last 5 years on a variety of security related topics.
Ian has examined over 300 personal computers, network servers and personal digital devices in the last 3 years. He has also been responsible for over 30 major fraud investigations and has directly facilitated substantial financial recoveries as a result of examining the digital evidence. He has been appointed as the Court’s computer expert in civil cases in both England and Scotland and has given evidence as a forensic computer expert in numerous civil and criminal cases, including a major terrorism trial at the Old Bailey.
Between January 2001 and July 2005, Ian acted (part time) as Special Advisor to the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Ian was also a selected as a contributing author to the recently published Association of Certified Fraud Examiners “Fraud Casebook”.
Ian uses forensic techniques that match or exceed the standards found in Police High Tech Crime units and complies with the Association of Chief Police Officers guidance for computer based evidence.
Prior to moving into the private sector in 1998, Ian was Head of Investigations at the UK’s largest Financial Services Regulator. Immediately before this, he was Manager of the Investigations Department at Lloyd's of London with responsibility for investigating fraud and misconduct world-wide.