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Jon Hagan

Jon Hagan

Brooklyn, NY


Applied Discovery

Senior Digital Forensic Consultant

Responsible for assisting clients with the formulation and execution of technical solutions to meet their legal and regulatory requirements. This involves assessing client electronic information assets to determine where digital evidence may reside to create and execute a plan for data preservation or for in-depth forensic analysis. In this role, establishing comfortable relationship with the client is key. A strong emphasis is placed on the client-experience insuring satisfaction and repeat business.

Responsible for conducting data acquisitions, performing forensic analysis, and communicating recommendations to our clients’ legal and technical teams as well as to Applied Discovery’s client services and production team members to ensure we meet client requirements.

Successfully lead and managed a multitude of client case matters- working independently or as Lead consultant assigning and managing resources.

Assisted Sales division in Sales Engineer capacity with current and prospective clients.
Assist with DFI management responsibilities.
Triage and Incident Response tasks.
Responsible for Hardware / Software specifications and configuration of DFI Forensic Field Kit.
Responsible for technology assessments.

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Morgan Stanley

Digital Forensic Investigator

Responsible for investigating confidential matters requested by Human Resources, Corporate Security, Legal Department and the SEC involving Morgan Stanley computing systems.

Lead Digital Forensic Investigator for Morgan Stanley Global Wealth–related cases providing incident response, data recovery and digital forensic services.
Coordinated and performed confidential on-site and network-based forensic analysis and acquisitions using discrete methods of operation.
Routinely staged triage support for incident response team to assess risk during threat outbreaks.
Bolstered legal cases benefiting the firm by providing robust Executive and Technical evidentiary reports.
Acquired, preserved, imaged, duplicated, verified, analyzed and transferred secure data originating from digital evidence. Secured evidence, maintained comprehensive logs and upheld proper chain of custody procedure and documentation. Collected and processed data from resources including security access devices, VPN, Mainframe, Active Directory, Kerberos, Telephony, e-mail and proxy servers.
Managed forensic workstations and insured proper handling of evidentiary data to repositories.
Authored and maintained technical documentation.
Additionally, created business resource and forensic knowledgebase to support cross-integration between Morgan Stanley Institutional Securities Group and Global Wealth Management business units.
Provided exceptional peer support effectively reducing ETA for multifaceted investigation cases.
Cross-trained peers in general forensic technique and applications employed by the Investigations division including EnCase Enterprise Edition, various third-party applications, and proprietary eEstablished and maintained strong relationships with product vendors.
Identified proactive solutions to satisfy investigation resource requirements in coordination with corporate objectives. Provided cost-benefit analysis, evaluated needs, products, and solutions, and made recommendations to management for equipment or service procurements.
Increased productivity by developing Conditions/Filters for routine and complex forensic queries and functions; resulted in decreased time to deliver evidentiary data while improving staff’s ability to perform complex forensic examination tasks across the organization.