KYLE RHODES

Lead Forensic Examiner  \  KRhodes@Cyopsis.com  \  Phone: 720-838-2265  214-799-1396

Kyle serves as Lead Forensic Examiner for Cyopsis. In this capacity, he assists Cyopsis clients with all manner of digital forensics, investigative, and e-discovery matters both inside and out of the litigation context. Kyle is adept at acquiring and preserving digital media in both the laboratory and on-site settings, maintaining chains of custody, processing data, and analyzing data from a variety sources including Macs, Windows PCs, email, and mobile devices. A few of the many cases Kyle has been responsible for include theft of trade secrets, email forgery, malicious intrusions, violations of corporate policy, child custody disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and harassment.

Prior to joining Cyopsis, Kyle worked five years as a Digital Forensic Analyst for a forensics consulting firm in Dallas. In that role, he worked closely with attorneys to consult on and provide expert testimony regarding digital evidence. Kyle's experience also includes being a quality assurance software analyst, a database software analyst, and a practicing attorney.

Kyle holds a number of licenses and certifications including the AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), Nuix eDiscovery Certification, Private Investigator license, and a license to practice law in Texas.

Kyle also has a B.S. in Computer Science from Harding University and a J.D. from Ohio Northern University College of Law.
 

Kendra Bernard

Business Development \     KBernard@Cyopsis.com     \     Phone: 720 838-2262

   

Kendra worked 15 years in field research for Westat and RTI after receiving her Bachelors in Social Science. She was director on large healthcare studies including field studies and medical abstraction research projects. Management ranged from 5 to 300 staff with main duties including hiring, performance review, quality control, business development, and leading corporate presentations. Kendra’s background extends further to forecasting, data analysis, mapping and report monitoring, training development, sales, marketing, and business relations advisor with her extensive work experience.  

Since starting with Cyopsis in 2009, Kendra has served as office manager and currently oversees the business development, office management, CLE and training coordination, and customer relations.

 

George R. Veltman

Technical Surveillance Counter-measures (TSCM) Specialist     \     GVeltman@cyopsis.com     \     Phone: 303 872-9231

 

In his capacity as a TSCM Specialist, George conducts TSCM inspections of corporation and business spaces in addition to personal property including residences and vehicles of Cyopsis clients.  These inspections are conducted to locate clandestinely-placed audio and video transmitters, telephone wire-taps and recording devices.  In the course of these inspections, both electronic countermeasures and physical search and analysis techniques are used to locate these devices.

Prior to joining Cyopsis, George spent 28 years as a special agent for the FBI having retired in 2000.  Prior to becoming a Special Agent, George spent two years as an engineer for AT&T, Western Electric Division.  In addition he provided training in the above subjects to FBI agents and other government agencies. George has also received training in SWAT operations, undercover work, and expert witness testimony.  After retirement from the FBI, he assisted government and private organizations in developing security programs, accessing their security needs and vulnerabilities. 

Presently, with Cyopsis, George provides security assessments for corporate organization and technical security evaluations. In addition, provides training in TSCM to FBI agents and other government agencies. 

 

Phil Waters

Technical Surveillance Counter-measures (TSCM) Specialist     \     PWaters@cyopsis.com     \     Phone: 303 872-9231

 

In his capacity as a TSCM Specialist for Cyopsis, Phil conducts TSCM inspections of corporation and business spaces in addition to personal property including residences and vehicles of Cyopsis clients.  These inspections are conducted to locate clandestinely-placed audio and video transmitters, telephone wire-taps and recording devices.  In the course of these inspections, both electronic countermeasures and physical search and analysis techniques are used to locate these devices.

Prior to joining Cyopsis, Phil was a Special Agent of the FBI for 27 years retiring in 1999. During this time he was responsible for TSCM inspections in the Chicago and Denver Divisions.  These inspections were conducted of FBI spaces in the Denver office and eleven FBI Resident Agencies offices in Colorado and Wyoming on an annual basis for twelve years.  TSCM inspections were also conducted  of the spaces of other federal agencies, including the Denver Federal District Court judge's chambers, and the offices of the Federal Bureau of Prison Wardens in the Denver and Florence, CO Federal Bureau of Prison facilities.

After leaving the government, Phil was employees by Science Application International Corporation (SAIC) to conduct Threat Assessments of U.S. Bureau Of Reclamation (BOR) Dams, power plants, canals and other Federal properties owned by the BOR. Phil was also employed by Discover Financial Services/ (DFS) Discover Card to conduct security assessments of DFS properties in addition to Companies that DFS outsources to including companies in India, Japan, Philippines, UK and the Caribbean.

Presently with Cyopsis, Phil provides security assessments for corporate organization and technical security evaluations.