ROBERT BYRNES

Senior Forensic Investigator     \     RByrnes@Cyopsis.com     \     Phone: 720 838-2263

 

Bob serves as Senior Forensic Investigator for Cyopsis. In this capacity, he assists Cyopsis clients with all manner of digital forensic, investigative, and e-discovery matters both inside and out of the litigation context. Bob is adept at acquiring and preserving digital media in both the laboratory and on-site settings, preserving evidence and maintaining media chains of custody, performing data recovery, and analyzing data. A few of the many analysis Bob has performed at Cyopsis include searches for evidence of:

  • Financial fraud, theft of trade secrets, child pornography, malicious intrusion, ITAR violations, homicide, violations of corporate policies on electronic media from CD’s, USB devices, desktops, laptops, cell phones, server platforms, websites, and hosted email sites.
  • Reformatting or spoliation of evidence, including dates and utilities used.
  • Improper removal, duplication, destruction, or transmission of email messages or files.

Prior to joining Cyopsis, Bob served as a litigation technology support analyst at a large law firm, where he worked closely with attorneys and paralegals on designing and implementing technical case management solutions and provided training on core applications. Bob has extensive experience in bringing technology to bear in a variety of legal settings. Bob holds a number of IT certifications including the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiner's Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), as well as a paralegal certificate and a B.A. degree in Psychology.

 

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.