Thursday, August 2, 2018 – (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

Biography of Speaker*:  Brian Farnsworth is a Detective Sergeant for the Computer Forensics Team at California Department of Insurance Enforcement Branch.  He is also assigned to the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force.  As the computer forensics team leader, he specializes in cell phone and computer f

TOPIC: Social Media

Social Media is revolutionizing how the world does business, discovers and shares news, and instantly engages with friends and family. Social media evidence includes, among other things, photographs, status updates, a person’s location at a certain time, and direct communications to or from a person’s social media account. This presentation will examine the importance of social media in investigations and criminal litigation, including access to and use of social media evidence in court.