- Community Instructor
- Affiliation: City of Madison, WI Police Department
Detective Cindy Murphy works for the City of Madison, WI Police Department and has been a Law Enforcement Officer since 1985. She is a certified forensic examiner (EnCE, CCFT, DFCP), and has been involved in computer forensics since 1999. She earned her MSc in Forensic Computing and Cyber Crime Investigation through University College, Dublin in 2011. She has directly participated in the examination of many hundreds of hard drives, cell phones, and other items of digital evidence pursuant to criminal investigations including homicides, missing persons, computer intrusions, sexual assaults, child pornography, financial crimes, and various other crimes. She has testified as a computer forensics expert in state and federal court on numerous occasions, using her knowledge and skills to assist in the successful investigation and prosecution of criminal cases involving digital evidence. She is also a part time digital forensics instructor at Madison College, and a part time Mobile Device Forensics instructor for the SANS Institute.