War on Terrorism

Saturday, February 02, 2008

Computer Crime

Editor's Note: The use and attack of computers by terrorists will be discussed.

February 2, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) The February 6, 2008 program of Conversations with Cops at the Watering Hole focuses on Computer Crime with experts Thomas Eskridge and Jeff Fischbach.

Program Date: February 6, 2008
Program Time: 2100 hours, Pacific
Computer Crime
Guests: Thomas Eskridge and Jeff Fischbach
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About the Guests

Thomas Eskridge
Thomas Eskridge began his
law enforcement career as a reserve police officer for the Santa Ana Police Department (California). In January 1980, he joined the Compton Police Department (California), rising to the rank of sergeant. In 1990, he joined the joined the Redondo Beach Police Department (California), and retired at the rank of Lieutenant.

Thomas Eskridge as a Bachelor’s Degree, is a POST certified instructor in
Computer Crime Awareness; a POST certified investigator of Computer Crimes and Sexual Assaults. Currently, Thomas Eskridge is the Chief Operations Officer of the High Tech Crime Institute in Tampa, Florida.

High Tech Crime Institute is a leading provider of training for Local, State and Federal agencies worldwide. Recognized as the global leader in the field of High Tech Computer Crime Investigation and Computer Forensics and provides expert instruction and proactive security management to both the private and public sectors.

Jeff Fischbach
Jeff Fischbach is a Board Certified
Forensic Examiner. In 1994, he founded the SecondWave Information Systems, a technology consulting firm.

Jeff Fischbach has served as a key
technology advisor to more than a dozen professional organizations. As a litigation consultant and expert witness, Fischbach has shared his technological expertise with judges, attorneys and their clients. “Invaluable,” and able to “explain sophisticated computer concepts in a clear, understandable and concise way,” said one attorney.

Jeff Fischbach has worked closely with the Los Angeles
Computer Crimes Division of the FBI, consulted with the Danish Consulate, and, frequently quoted, has become a recognized authority among members of the press. Jeff Fischbach has aided in the investigation and apprehension of computer criminals and has assisted in the successful defense and exoneration of those wrongly charged with computer crimes and misconduct. His strength lies in his ability to master new concepts, interpret and apply data, and, ultimately, train his audience.

About the
Watering Hole
The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life. Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.

About the Host
Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years. He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant. He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University. He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, technology and leadership. Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One. He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.

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Program Contact Information

Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA

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