Dustin Sachs is an associate director in the global legal technology solutions information security practice. He oversees and manages the digital forensics and information security capabilities, including the forensics lab, in the Houston office and Texas region. Dustin also serves as the National Lab Director for Navigant's global system of forensics labs. He assists with all phases of the forensic and information security process from planning and collection to analysis and reporting so that attorneys, auditors, and investigators can make informed decisions. Additionally, he provides objective assessments of digital evidence in matters related to legal or ethical issues, data breach incidents, theft of valuable information, and other corporate investigations.
For more than ten years, Dustin has analyzed thousands of computer laptops, desktops, servers, and mobile devices in the support of civil and criminal litigation and internal investigative matters. He has received extensive training in digital forensics, evidence handling, and computer investigations. Most recently, Dustin was retained by a law firm to conduct analysis of the laptop of a former employee of a client company who was suspected of taking confidential information and violating his non-compete agreement. Dustin forensically imaged the computer, conducted forensic analysis to determine USB drive connections and other user activity, and provided expert testimony in support of client’s motion for a temporary injunction.
Dustin is a Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP), Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), and a Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME). He also is a licensed private investigator in the states of Texas. Michigan, and Florida.
Prior to joining Navigant, Dustin was a forensic consultant with HSSK Forensics and RICOH Americas. He is also frequent speaker and author on the subjects of litigation and computer forensics.