Join us and the CTO of Blackbag Technologies!

Thank you all for a wonderful year at SoCal HTCIA! As we end 2016, we would like to invite all members to our annual holiday party! This year the holiday event will be held at a private location in Los Angeles. Derrick Donnelly, Chief Technology Officer from BlackBag will be there to speak. We will host a Q&A session after his lecture. Food and beverages will be provided. We’ll also be raffling off some cool prizes! So RSVP soon as we have limited space. If you have any questions please email

Update 12/08/16: We are currently booked at capacity. Please email us to join a wait list.

Date of Event: December 15 , 2016
Start Time of Event: 11:00 AM
End Time of Event: 2:00 PM

About Our Speaker

Derrick Donnelly

Derrick Donnelly
CTO at Blackbag Technologies

Derrick Donnelly currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer of BlackBag Technologies, a leading provider of multi-platform forensic software and hardware solutions. Derrick was a regular instructor for the FBI Computer Analysis and Response Team (CART) for over 8 years and have taught numerous other international, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies around the World. He was also asked to participate in the first working group on computer forensic training and cross border search and seizures at the United States Department of Justice. Derrick has completed analysis and given testimony in connection with several Federal and state criminal and civil cases. BlackBag Technologies has recently become an InQTel partner company providing a series of enhancements to its flagship product BlackLight to the US Government.

Prior to BlackBag Technologies, Mr. Donnelly spent several years leading the IT Security Department at Apple Computer, where he architected and deployed secure computer/network solutions and oversaw all technical investigations and forensic analysis. Focusing on protecting Apple’s intellectual property, he played key roles in securely implementing iTunes, .Mac and the Apple online stores. Derrick has conducted many acquisitions and analyzed data in many various types of HR, Fraud, Intellectual Property/Leak, Criminal and Civil cases.

Before joining Apple, Derrick served as a federal law enforcement officer for the Competition Bureau (Industry Canada) in Ottawa, Canada, managing the computer forensics group, and lecturing at the Canadian Police College. He also worked closely with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, assisting on examinations of computers involved in many criminal matters. Derrick developed and delivered the first course at the Canadian Police College dedicated to Macintosh forensics. Derrick attended St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada where he studied Information Systems. Derrick also volunteers has a Forensic analyst at the Santa Clara Police department and assists with multiple law enforcement agencies in the Silicon Valley.

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