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Curtis W. Rose

Curtis Rose, Director of Digital Forensics at the Mintz Group, is an industry-recognized expert in computer security with over 20 years of experience in investigations, computer forensics, and technical and information security.  He has developed computer forensic and advanced technical training programs; provided litigation support and expert testimony on numerous federal cases; and has twice been awarded Letters of Appreciation from the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Before joining the Mintz Group, he was president, co-founder and senior partner of Jones Rose Dykstra & Associates, a specialized services provider of electronic evidence discovery, computer forensics, computer intrusion response and other related services.

Curtis was a founding member of Mandiant Corporation, serving as its CTO and vice president of research.  He also served as a Senior Counterintelligence Special Agent with the United States Army’s Military Intelligence Branch and continues to hold a Top Secret security clearance.

An accomplished author, Mr. Rose’s works include “Real Digital Forensics:  Computer Security and Incident Response, ” (Addison-Wesley, 2005) and, more recently, he co-authored Chapter 2, Forensic Analysis, in “Handbook of Digital Forensics and Investigation,” (Elsevier/Academic Press, 2009) among other publications.  Mr. Rose is a member of the International Board of Referees for Digital Investigation and the International Journal of Digital Forensics & Incident Response.