Location: United States
Mr. Norris has more than 27 years in the Information Technology industry, most of it in some security capacity. He is the founder and president of The Center for Digital Forensic Research, Inc., a Pittsburgh corporation focused on improving the quality of digital forensic tools, techniques and tradecraft. From 1998 until 2004, he taught technical subjects at the post-secondary level, focusing on hardware, legacy operating systems and, more recently, computer forensics and cybercrime investigation. Prior to that he was the MIS Director and Chief of Telecommunications Security for a CLEC. In this second capacity, he conducted numerous investigations, both internal and external. During this same period, he worked with a private investigator, specializing in computer-related investigations. In 1988 ? 1989, he was lead security analyst for a DoD contractor, working on security projects for the Depart of the Navy. Mr. Norris served from 1972 to 1988 in the United States Air Force, working as an interpreter at NSA, as a project officer for Air Force Intelligence Service and as the Command COMPUSEC Officer for the Office of Special Investigations. He currently lives in the Pittsburgh, PA area, with wife and sons Leisure time is devoted to the study of aikido and iaido.