SOURCE: Digital Forensics Certification Board

June 29, 2015 08:00 ET

Digital Forensics Certification Board Names Gregg Gunsch as the Latest DFCB Fellow

EL DORADO HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2015) - The Digital Forensics Certification Board (DFCB), an independent certifications organization for digital evidence examiners, today honors one of its members with the DFCB Fellow certification. Dr. Gregg Gunsch was elected to receive the certification.

The primary goal of the DFCB Fellow certification is to enhance the professionalism and body of knowledge for members of the Digital Forensic Certification Board by providing a means for accomplished and distinguished individuals to participate in the DFCB. The DFCB Fellow certification is designated for individuals who have made significant and quantifiable contributions in the advancement of knowledge and expertise in the fields of digital forensics and/or electronic discovery.

Individuals in good standing must meet rigorous standards, have their qualifications reviewed, and be approved by a two thirds majority vote of the DFCB board. To date, the DFCP-F has only been awarded to a select few individuals.

"Having trained countless digital forensic practitioners of today and tomorrow, Dr. Gunsch has served as a notable leader in our industry," said Warren Kruse, President of the DFCB. "The DFCB Fellow certification recognizes his significant contributions over the years. The DFCB is thankful for his notable efforts to support and push forward the DFCA as well as his tireless work during the creation of the DFCP and DFCA tests. The DFCB board appreciates everything Gregg has done and wishes him well."

As a professor at Defiance College, Gregg managed a computer forensic program that developed some of the best young minds in the computer forensic industry today. His work and insight have consistently focused on how the computer forensic industry as a whole can benefit its students of tomorrow.

About the DFCB
The Digital Forensics Certification Board is a member-driven, non-profit, vendor-independent organization of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, sponsored in part through a grant from the National Institute of Justice. DFCB was founded to provide, among other things, an objective certification in digital forensics in order to promote trust and confidence in the digital forensics profession. The Board offers professional certification for digital evidence examiners. Certifications are only available to digital evidence professionals with significant experience related to digital forensics. Visit www.dfcb.org or call 916.939.5000.

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