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Robert DeCicco is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal disputes and investigations based in California. He specialises in providing services related to data acquisition and forensic examinations for a variety of high-profile and confidential clients. His primary areas of concentration are digital forensics and incident response.
With more than 20 years of forensic technology experience, Mr DeCicco has performed hands-on examinations and analysis of computer data to day to day management of staff and the enforcement of policies and procedures. He has actively managed, participated in and defended the collection, analysis and reporting on the behaviour of data from electronic evidence from thousands of computers, cloud-based storage environments, IoT, mobile and emerging data systems from extremely complex, disparate and sensitive technology environments throughout the world.
Mr DeCicco is a former civilian employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) and regularly works in conjunction with regulatory and law enforcement agencies to provide acceptable practises and forensically sound data and analysis protocols. He also maintains active involvement in the standard operating procedures group related to acceptable methodologies related to ESI collection and analysis in the field and in the lab.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr DeCicco served as a managing director and co-leader of the technology segment of global investigations at a global consulting firm, as a managing director and global practice leader of digital forensics incident response at Navigant Consulting and as a managing director, and technology central division leader and global risk and investigations practice liaison at FTI Consulting.
Mr DeCicco earned a bachelor’s degree in management / management information systems from Pennsylvania State University. He also studied incident response forensic analysis and discovery at the Guidance Software Professional Training Center and cyber security incident response malware detection and removal, memory forensics and remediation at Mandiant Security Consultancy. Mr DeCicco is an Encase certified computer examiner (EnCE), a licensed private investigator in the State of Texas and a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 6, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and American Bar Association.