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Steven Simpson

Part Time Faculty
Computer Information Systems/Computer Science

Phone: (206) 592-4076

Mailstop: 29-2


Steve Simpson CCE, CISSP, CPTC, CSFA, PMP is a veteran of high technology with over 35 years of experience in information security, information technology, security compliance, and computer and software engineering. As an expert in information security, computer architecture and systems design, Steve has worked in numerous development, architecture, and product design groups for some of the top technology companies in the Pacific Northwest including Intel, Microsoft and Boeing.

Steve has been involved with data recovery and digital data investigations since 2009 and has received and provided formal training in Cybersecurity, Computer Forensics, Network Forensics, Mobile Device Security and Mobile Device Forensics. Steve is versed in the acquisition and analysis of digital evidence from computer media, including computer hard drives, laptops, tablet computers, smart phones, memory sticks, USB devices CDs, DVDs, and more.

Steve is Director of Digital Security and Forensics at S2 Forensics, a consulting company assisting law firms, corporations, government entities, and individuals seeking expertise on issues relating to electronic discovery, computer forensics, security compliance, information security, trade secret theft, and workplace investigations.

Master of Science, Systems Engineering. Regis University, Computer Information Sciences -Denver, CO.
Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering Technology. Oregon Institute of Technology - Portland, OR
Digital Forensics, Edmonds Community College – Lynnwood, WA

Industry Certifications and Professional Associations
Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)2
CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst (CSFA), CyberSecurity Institute
Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI)

Specialized Training
Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert, National Institute of Justice 2014
Windows Forensic Environment 2014
Cyber Law and White Collar Crime, Texas A&M University 2013
Advanced Data Recovery, Edmonds Community College 2013
Digital Forensics and Law, Edmonds Community College 2013
Network Forensics, Regis University 2011
Computer Forensics, Regis University 2010

Professional Experience
Senior Forensic Analyst/Director of Technology, S2 Forensics 2013 - Present
Adjunct Instructor – Computer Information Systems, Highline College 2015 - Present
Information Security Project Manager, Boeing (contract position) 2012 - 2013
Information Security Project Manager, Microsoft (contract position) 2012
Engineering Project Manager, System Engineer, Technical PM, Intel Corporation 1996 - 2008

International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) 2014 - Present
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)2 2012 - Present
Project Management Institute (PMI) 2009 - Present
High Tech Crime Consortium (HTCC) – Past member 2013 - 2015