About the Southern California Chapter

The Southern California Chapter of HTCIA supports our members in the investigation and prosecution of high tech crimes.

The Southern California Chapter supports individuals in the Public Sector (Law Enforcement, Federal, State, and Local Government), Private Sector, (C-Levels, Directors, Managers, Consultants, Professionals, Researchers, and Practitioners) and Academia (Professors, Staff, and Students) in:

  • Digital Forensics
  • Computer Forensics
  • Mobile Forensics
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Incident Response
  • Malware Reversal
  • Risk Management
  • High Tech Investigations
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Information Security (IS)
  • Cybersecurity

Our chapter covers the following geographic areas:

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan (including  Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County and parts of Ventura County)


2018 Southern California Board

Chapter President – Steve Tran

First Vice President – Nick Pepper

Second Vice President – Edmund Cheung

Secretary – Rita Hamilton

Treasurer – Michael Deitch

For more information about HTCIA in general, please see: About HTCIA.