Igor Mikhaylov

With over two decades of experience as a forensic expert, the author has dedicated 21 years to mastering the intricate art of digital forensics. Throughout this illustrious career, they have conducted thousands of forensic cases, meticulously examining evidence with industry-leading tools and techniques. The author’s expertise spans a vast array of forensic disciplines, including computer forensics, incident response, cell phone forensics, chip-off forensics, malware forensics, data recovery, digital image analysis, video forensics, and big data analytics.

The author has enriched their knowledge and honed their skills through numerous seminars and training sessions at top forensic companies like Guidance Software, AccessData, and Cellebrite, as well as within the forensic departments of government organizations in the Russian Federation. This extensive training has equipped them with the proficiency to utilize cutting-edge forensic software and hardware from the leading entities in the forensic industry.

As a distinguished writer and educator in the field, the author has penned three tutorials on cell phone forensics and incident response tailored for Russian-speaking forensic experts. Their contributions to the literature include the acclaimed “Mobile Forensics Cookbook” published by Packt in 2017, and influential whitepapers such as “eDiscovery: Basics, Methods and Techniques of Strategic Digital Evidence Management” and “The Possibilities of Mobile Forensics: Extraction, Investigation, and Crime Solving.”

In addition to their authorship, the author has lent their expertise as a reviewer for notable works including “Windows Forensics Cookbook” by Oleg Skulkin and Scar de Courcier (Packt, 2017), “Practical Mobile Forensics, Third Edition” by Rohit Tamma, Oleg Skulkin, Heather Mahalik, and Satish Bommisetty (Packt, 2018), and “Learning Android Forensics, Second Edition” by Oleg Skulkin, Donnie Tindall, and Rohit Tamma (Packt, 2019).

Renowned for their analytical prowess and unwavering dedication to the field, the author continues to be a leading figure in the realm of digital forensics, contributing significantly to the advancement of forensic science and the resolution of complex digital investigations.