- Certified Instructor
Terrance Maguire is a partner at cmdLabs, where he is dedicated to providing unmatched levels of consistency and quality in the fields of digital forensics and incident response. Terrance is also a certified instructor for the SANS Institute. He has nearly twenty years of experience in physical and digital forensic investigations, has developed and led training programs in varied areas of law enforcement and digital evidence, and has experience implementing counterintelligence intrusion detection programs. His prior experience includes serving as a senior-level forensic computer analyst for the U.S. State Department, where he was responsible for conducting analysis on digital evidence. As a cyber operations specialist for the Department of Defense, he implemented network surveillance, network packet analysis, wireless surveys, and intrusion detection. In addition, at the Defense Computer Investigations Training Program (DCITP), Terrance developed and presented a broad range of instruction to federal law enforcement in the area of cybercrime.
Earlier in his investigative career, as a forensic detective with the Chesterfield County Police Department in Virginia, Terrance collected, evaluated, and processed evidence from crime scenes, prepared comprehensive case reports, and trained department personnel in forensic techniques. Subsequently, as a forensic scientist for the Virginia Division of Forensic Science, he conducted bloodstain pattern analysis in criminal cases and testified in court as an expert witness and he was the principal instructor at the Virginia Forensic Science Academy. He is a professorial lecturer at the George Washington University where he teaches graduate-level courses focusing on incident response and computer intrusion investigations involving network-based attacks.