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Kevin Ripa

Kevin J. Ripa, is the owner of Computer Evidence Recovery, Inc, and past President of the Alberta Association of Private Investigators. He is a former member, in various capacities, of the Department of National Defence, where he served in both foreign and domestic postings. He currently provides superior services to various levels of law enforcement, Fortune 500 companies, and the legal community, and has assisted in many complex cyber-forensics and hacking response investigations around the world.

Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the digital investigations field, having started doing forensics before the days of GUI response and vendor training. He is a respected and sought-after individual for his expertise in Information Technology investigations, and he has been qualified as an expert witness on numerous occasions at virtually all levels of the judicial process. He has also designed, produced, hosted, and taught numerous industry-related courses, and has had over 100 speaking and training engagements with industry and law enforcement around the world.

Kevin holds a number of industry certifications, including four GIAC certifications (GCFE, GCFA, GSEC, GISF), EnCase Certified Examiner, Certified Data Recovery Professional, and Licensed Private Investigator, and has previously held the Certified Penetration Tester and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications. He has also authored dozens of articles, as well as chapters in a number of manuals, books, and training texts on the subjects of Computer Security and Forensics.

Kevin is very passionate about teaching and passing on the world behind the books to eager people striking out into this most wonderful digital world!

Upcoming Courses Taught By Kevin Ripa
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
SANS Baltimore Spring 2018 Baltimore, MD
Apr 21, 2018 -
Apr 28, 2018

Training Event
SANS Atlanta 2018 Atlanta, GA
May 29, 2018 -
Jun 3, 2018

Community SANS
Community SANS Columbia FOR500 Columbia, MD
Jul 23, 2018 -
Jul 28, 2018

Training Event
SANS Baltimore Fall 2018 Baltimore, MD
Sep 10, 2018 -
Sep 15, 2018

Training Event
SANS Oslo June 2018 Oslo, Norway
Jun 18, 2018 -
Jun 23, 2018

Training Event
SANS London July 2018 London, United Kingdom
Jul 2, 2018 -
Jul 7, 2018

*Course contents may vary depending upon location, see specific event description for details.