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Audio Video Forensic Analyst

Marc Robinson AVFA, EET - Certified Audio Video Forensic Analyst
Marc Robinson is a Certified Audio Video Forensic Analyst and President of Authentic Forensics LLC.  
Marc obtained a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology in 1987 and has been working with digital electronics and multimedia for over thirty years.

Marc Robinson AVFA, EET

Curriculum Vitae

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Certifications (all listings required training,testing and/or board/peer review)

Certified Audio - Video Forensic Analyst –AVFA (Electronic Technicians Association) (Link)
Certified VideoCleaner Expert (Forensic image & video authentication software) (Link)
A+ Service Technician Certification (The Computing Technology Industry Association) (Link)
Electronic Engineering Technology Certification (National Education Center) (Link)

Forensic Positions

Digital Document Committee - Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (Link)
Education Committee - Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (Link)

Published Writings

07-01-2020 eForensics Magazine -
Your Digital Forensics toolkit issue "VideoCleaner tutorial and case study" (Link)

Forensic Memberships

New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists (Link)
International Association of Crime Analyst (Link)
Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (Link)
International Association for Identification (Link)
Forensic Working Group (Link)

Industry Memberships

Audio Engineering Society (Link)
Electronic Technicians Association (Link)

Development Contributor

VideoCleaner - Forensic image & video enhancement and authentication software (Link)

Manufacturer Training (partial list)

Acer, AT&T, Compaq, Dell, Epson America, Fujitsu Siemens, Gateway Computers, HART, Hewlett Packard, International Business Machines (IBM), Lenovo, Okidata, Packard Bell and Toshiba.

Clients

Clients include Attorneys, law enforcement, public defense, governments, journalists, corporations, security companies, private detectives, insurance adjusters and private citizens.

Background

Current: President of Authentic Forensics LLC - (Wayne, NJ)
5 Years at PerpPics LLC – AVFA - Forensic video and audio enhancement (Pompton Plains, NJ)
15 Years at NSI President - Off site technical services consultant for Deloitte (Pequannock N.J)
10 Years at Computer Repair Group  – President - National IT equipment refurbishment depot (Fairfield NJ)

Media - Educational

Forensic Enhancement Series 5.0 Applying super resolution and equalization.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.1 Forensic edging filter, De-noise, De-blur, and histogram.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.2 Timestamp annotation and embedded frame number.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.3 Matrix view and enhancements confined to regional mask.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.4 Working with Hue and Append Functionality.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.5 Data bit-depth and applying dirt De-noise filtering.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.6 Applying variables with text annotation and logo embedding.
Forensic Enhancement Series 5.8 Relative scale, Matrix view, Negative Sharpening in redaction.

Case Files (partial list)

08-20-2020 Ruby Gail Cook v. WalMart Stores East, LP (1:19-CV-31)
US District Court, Western District of Virginia, Abingdon, Virginia
Civil - Video Enhancement - Plaintiff
08-18-2020 D'Souza v. Two Knights (CC-19-06018-D)
Dallas County Court, Dallas, Texas
Civil - Video Enhancement - Plaintiff
08-14-2020 State of Wisconsin v. Armin J. Balzar (20-CF234)
Washington County Courthouse, Westbend Wisconsn
State - Criminal - Audio Enhancement - Defense
07-23-2020 People v. Mark Thurlow (19-003408-FC)
Muskegon County County Courthouse, Muskegon, Michigan
Criminal - Video Enhancement - Defense
07-10-2020 Haynes, K. v. Stop and Shop Supermarket Company, LLC (HHD-CV20-6121798-S)
Hartford Superior Court, Hartford Connecticut
Civil - Video Authentication - Plaintiff
07-01-2020 Palmer v. B. Hankison & M. Crosgove & J. Mattingly (20-CI-002694)
Jefferson Circuit Court, Louisville, Kentucky
Civil - Video Enhancement - Plaintiff
05-14-2020 Salinas v. 7-Eleven (2018CVF001371D4)
Webb County 406th District Court, Texas
Civil - Video Enhancement, Video Authentication - Plaintiff
05-13-2020 Grant v. FedEx (21329/2016E)
Supreme Court of the State of New York County of Bronx, New York
Civil - Video Enhancement - Defense
05-12-2020 Schon v. Frantz, ESG Security, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and Live Nation Worldwide, Inc
Allen County Superior Court, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Civil - Video Enhancement - Video Authentication - Defense
01-16-2020 John J. Hartrum v. Andreia C. Grave & Ironbound Ambulance (MID-L-4088-19)
New Jersey Superior Court, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Civil - Video Enhancement - Plaintiff

Testimony / Depositions

5-29-2019 Adorno, Virgen v. Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority Et. Al. (FBTCV176068043S)
Superior Court Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport, Connecticut
Civil - Video Enhancement - Testimony - Plaintiff

Continuing Education & Forensic Training

5-12-2020 Magnet Forensics - Windows Memory Analysis (Certificate) (Link)
5-12-2020 Magnet Forensics - Timeline Analysis (Certificate) (Link)
5-11-2020 NW3C Training - Mobile Forensics - Data Extractions (Certificate) (Link)
5-07-2020 Magnet Forensics - Windows Memory Forensics (Certificate) (Link)
5-07-2020 Magnet Forensics - The Evolution of Ransomware (Certificate) (Link)
5-07-2020 US DOJ - The Art of Social Engineering (Certificate) (Link)
5-06-2020 NW3C Training - Python Programming Series Part 2 (Certificate) (Link)
5-05-2020 Magnet Forensics - Chromebook Analysis (Certificate) (Link)
5-02-2020 US DOJ - Dark Web and Open Source Information (Certificate) (Link)
4-29-2020 NW3C Training - Python Programming Series Part 1 (Certificate) (Link)
4-28-2020 US DOJ - Methods to Detect Forged Documents (Certificate) (Link)
4-27-2020 US DOJ - Improved Forensic Acquisitions (Certificate) (Link)
4-26-2020 NW3C Training - Proxies and VPN's (Certificate) (Link)
4-21-2020 US DOJ - Methods to Detect Forged Documents (Certificate) (Link)
4-19-2020 US DOJ - Collecting Evidence - OSINT toolbox (Certificate) (Link)
4-18-2020 - Autopsy Forensic Software Training Certificate (8 CEU/CPE) (Link)
4-07-2020 US DOJ - Surviving and Thriving in the Courtroom (Certificate) (Link)
3-24-2020 BeEF - The Browser Exploitation Framework (Course Certificate) (Link)
3-24-2020 How To Use Cain and Abel Tool (Course Certificate) (Link)
3-23-2020 Wireless Network Fundamentals (Course Certificate) (Link)
3-22-2020 Online Reconnaissance (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
2-16-2020 How to Use THC-Hydra (BSWR) (Course Certificate) (Link)
2-09-2020 Mobile Device Security (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
1-11-2020 Open Source Intelligence Assessment CyDefe Lab (Score 100)
1-07-2020 Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
1-05-2020 Password Cracking Tool Fundamentals (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
1-03-2020 Pentest Fundamentals: Scanning Networks (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
1-02-2020 Stealth Techniques For Incident Handlers (Course Certificate) (Link)
1-02-2020 USB Drop Attack (3 CEU/CPE) (Link)
1-02-2020 Red Team Guide (3 CEU/CPE) (Link)
12-31-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners 2019 Summary (8 CEU) (Link)
12-04-2019 How to Use Case File / BSWR (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-25-2019 Phishing - Techniques and attacks (2 CEU/CPE) (Link)
11-16-2019 NMAP - Network Mapping Scanner (7 CEU/CPE) (Link)
11-16-2019 How to use HPING3 (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-16-2019 How to use AUTOMATER (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-16-2019 How to use UNICORNSCAN (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-16-2019 Malware (Malicious Software) Fundamentals (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
11-16-2019 Malware (Malicious Software) Threats (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
11-06-2019 How to Use TOR / BSWJ (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-06-2019 How to Use OpenVAS / BSWJ (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-06-2019 How to Use the HARVESTER / BSWJ (Course Certificate) (Link)
11-27-2019 TCP/IP Protocols (3 CEU/CPE) (Link)
10-30-2019 Kali Linux Fundamentals (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
10-27-2019 Social Engineering (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
10-25-2019 Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (36 CEU/CPE) (Link)
10-10-2019 Computer Forensics File Formats (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
10-10-2019 AWS Terminology (Course Certificate) (Link)
10-07-2019 Windows Forensic and Tools (4 CEUS/CPES) (Link)
10-07-2019 How to Use Ophcrack BSWR - (Course Certificate) (Link)
9-30-2019 Evidence Handling: Do it the Right Way (1 CEU/CPE) (Link)
5-02-2018 Video Forensics (Course Certificate) (Link)

Forensic Lectures / Webinars / Seminars

08-26-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Effects of Medications on Handwriting - Speaker – Oladipupo MacJob, BPharm, CG, BLI
07-29-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Forming Your Opinion Beyond Form-matching - Speaker: Jacqueline A. Joseph, B.A., CDE, D-BFDE (Link)
06-24-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Preparing and Presenting Demonstrative Evidence, and the Psychology of Persuasion, and Ethical Boundaries - Speaker: Claude E. Ducloux, Esq. (Link)
5-27-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Fabricated PDF Documents Speaker: Scott Greene (Link)
4-29-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic:  Effective communication techniques for expert witnesses Speaker: Mike Wakshull, MS, CQE (Link)
4-01-2020 Experts.com - Topic: 7 Things Experts Must Know Before Deposition and Trial - Speaker: Mitch Jackson Esq. (Link)
3-25-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Your Curriculum Vitae—What, Why and How - Speaker: Sheila Lowe, MA, CFDE (Link)
2-26-2020 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Using Photoshop o Analyze Microscope and Scanner Photos of Questioned Documents - Speaker: Dr. James Kelly (Link)
1-30-2020  Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Cut and Paste Forgery Signatures - Speaker: Dave Madden (Link)
11-20-2019  Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Cognitive Bias and Document Examination - Speaker: Beth Chrisman (Link)
10-04-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: A Digital Evaluation of Questioned Documents - Speaker: David Witzke (Link)
10-04-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: You've been hacked and don't know it - Speaker: Ken May (Link)
10-04-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: Reclaiming 2 Productive Hours Per Day - Speaker: Eran Grayson (Link)
10-04-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: Video Spectral Comparators: Explaining to the Layperson - Speaker: Allyce McWhorter (Link)
10-04-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: Be Heard on Paper: Persuasive Legal Writing Speaker: Christina Harvey, Esq. (Link)
9-06-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: MiScope Analysis Techniques for Document Examination - Speaker: Dave Zweig (Link)
9-06-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: How Attorneys Dig Up Dirt on Experts. - Speaker: Jim Robinson, Esq. (Link)
9-06-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: Identification of Paper. - Speaker: Doug Cobb (Link)
9-06-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: Super Sleuthing: Internet Research Secrets Everyone Should Know - Speaker: Geri Speiler (Link)
9-06-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: - How Attorneys Select Experts - Speaker: James Heiting, Esq. (Link)
9-06-2019 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners International Conference - Topic: Conducting Trial Examination of Experts - Speaker: Scott Ditfurth, Esq. (Link)
7-31-2019 Seminar - Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Disguised Signatures - Speaker: Reed Hayes CDE (Link)
6-26-2019 Seminar - Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: The DNA of Digital Recordings Speaker: Doug Carner AVFA,CFHI,CCFE,CPP (Link)
5-29-2019 Seminar - Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners - Topic: Learn from a case study - Speaker: Bob Baier CFDE (Link)