Professor of Digital Forensic Science and Investigation
Ecole des Sciences Criminelles (ESC)
Université de Lausanne
Prof. Eoghan Casey (M) is full professor at the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Lausanne, where he started teaching in 2016. For nearly two decades, he has dedicated himself to advancing the practices of digital forensic science and data breach investigation. In his former role as Chief Scientist of the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), which houses one of the largest accredited digital forensic laboratories in the world, Eoghan Casey prioritized research and development across multiple organizational units, and provided strategic and technical guidance to navigate evolving challenges in digital forensic science and data breach investigation. Eoghan Casey has consulted with many attorneys, agencies, and police departments in the United States, South America, and Europe on a wide range of digital investigations, including fraud, violent crimes, identity theft, and on-line criminal activity.
Eoghan Casey has helped organizations investigate and manage security breaches, including network intrusions with international scope. He has delivered expert testimony in civil and criminal cases, and has submitted expert reports and prepared trial exhibits for computer forensic and cyber-crime cases. He wrote the foundational book Digital Evidence and Computer Crime, now in its third edition, and he created advanced smartphone forensics courses taught worldwide. He has also coauthored several advanced technical books including Malware Forensics, and the Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation. Since 2004, he has been Editor-in-Chief of Digital Investigation: The International Journal of Digital Forensics & Incident Response, publishing cutting edge work by and for practitioners and researchers. He serves on the Digital Forensic Research Workshop (DFRWS) Board of Directors and helps organize biannual digital forensic research conferences. He also contributes to forensic science definitions, guidelines, and standards as Executive Secretary of the Digital/Multimedia Scientific Area Committee (DMSAC) of the Organization for Scientific Area Committees (OSAC).