Our Expertise

Our Professional Services team of consultants are on hand to offer your business their vast experience, whether it be network design, security concerns or simply to chat through a challenge you’re currently facing. Here at Scan Professional Services, we want to help you get the best from your business.

CISSP ISC2 Certified - ProfessionalThe vendor-neutral CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to design, engineer, implement, and manage their overall information security program to protect organisations from growing sophisticated attacks.

CompTIA Security+CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management.

FireEye Certified AssociateFireEye cyber security products combat today's advanced persistent threats. As an integral piece of an Adaptive Defence strategy, our consultants can administer state-of-the-art network security offerings to protect against cyber-attacks that bypass traditional signature-based tools such as antivirus software, next generation firewalls, and sandbox tools.

CISSP-ISSAP ISC2 Certified - ArchitectBuilding on the CISSP accreditation, the Scan Professional Services team also includes accredited CISSP-ISSAP personnel. The CISSP-ISSAP requires a candidate to demonstrate 2 years of professional experience in the area of architecture and is an appropriate credential for Chief Security Architects and Analysts. Our architect is available to play a key role within your information security department to aid the complete implementation of the security program.

PRINCE 2 PractitionerPRINCE2 Is the International Standard Method for Project Management. It is a recognised standard method for project management, not least because it embodies many years of best practice in project management and provides a flexible and adaptable approach to suit all projects. It is a project management method designed to provide a framework covering the wide variety of disciplines and activities required within a project.

EC-Council Certified Ethical HackerA Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s). The CEH credential certifies individuals in the specific network security discipline of Ethical Hacking from a vendor-neutral perspective.

Meet the Team

Our Professional Services team of consultants are on hand to offer your business their vast experience, whether it be network design, security concerns or simply to chat through a challenge you’re currently facing. Here at Scan Professional Services, we want to help you get the best from your business.

Bill Lindley CITP MBCS MAE

Bill Lindley is a Chartered Information Technology Professional who has been involved in commercial computing since 1975 and the investigation of computer disputes since 1979. As well as a wealth of experience in the application of computers in commercial organisations, he has an NCC Certificate in Systems Analysis, is a Chartered Information Technology Practitioner (2004), a Member of the Academy of Experts, and a member of F3 (First Forensic Forum).

  • He has acted as an expert witness in many cases, both civil and criminal, including proving use of a computer at the time of an alleged offence to provide an alibi; verification or disproving of Crown produced evidence of computer misuse; verification or disproving of evidence in credit card fraud, and testing of documentary evidence relating to emails, internet downloads, mobile telephone calls made/received and analysis of mobile call data records.

Ray Massie CISSP

Ray Massie brings a wealth of operational experience from his 34 year career in law enforcement and the military. He is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner and in 2013 was awarded a Judge’s Commendation for his diligence and professionalism. Ray began investigating computers in 2004 and remains active as a highly sought after digital forensic specialist.

Ray has managed computer forensic teams in two separate UK police forces and in recent years has carried out national level computer forensic examinations linked to high-profile police investigations. His experience and knowledge in dealing with network-centric cyber-crime investigations has resulted in a rare mix of skills putting him in high demand.

He is a focussed ‘hands on’ practitioner with a proven track record of providing successful outcomes with the wide array of cases he takes on.

John Douglas MSc MBCS

John Douglas specialises in Incident Response involving server and systems breaches resulting in data theft. He holds a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science in the field of Forensic Computing from the Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield University. John brings over 20 years of computer experience and programming skills to the cases he works on and his ability to reverse engineer malicious code used to compromise computer networks to determine what intellectual property has been ex-filtrated, who is responsible and how exactly they got in has been central to several cases involving computer misuse and ‘hacking’.

John has been a computer forensic specialist since 2003, working on both civil and criminal investigations (prosecution and defence) in cases including indecent photographs of children, fraud, abuse of privilege, murder and people trafficking amongst many others.

John has extensive experience as an expert witness including appointment by the CPS as an independent expert to arbitrate between two experts where contamination of exhibits had occurred and has presented evidence to court on many occasions. In 2007 John was awarded a Metropolitan Police Commander’s Commendation for his cutting edge forensic work.

He has presented the findings of his technical research at the UK F3 Computer Forensic annual conference and has given lectures to the Metropolitan Police on specialist forensic data recovery techniques. John is an excellent communicator and public speaker, regularly giving talks to the legal and business communities on raising awareness of the nature of digital forensic evidence.

Andrea Bradley

Andrea left Greater Manchester Police in 2004, after 13 years exemplary police service, the latter 5 years as a Detective investigating internet child abuse in the pioneering Abusive Images Unit, the forerunner to CEOP. During that time Andrea trained as a forensic examiner of computers and undertook training at the Royal Military College of Science and attended various EnCase Expert courses and has specialist knowledge of child abuse images as used by offenders and in law enforcement operations to trace child victims.

In 2002 Andrea was jointly awarded the ‘International Long Arm of the Law Award’ from the Society for Policing Cyberspace, Vancouver. Andrea has conducted over 600 investigations involving computer based evidence and is an experienced expert witness.

In 2004 she founded Zentek Forensics Limited, supplying forensic digital investigation services mainly to law enforcement. Zentek was awarded Bolton and Bury SME of the Year Award 2009 and Andrea was runner up in NWDA Women in Business Awards – Business of the Year 2010. As Managing Director of Zentek, Andrea runs a highly skilled team of forensic experts who undertake investigations on behalf of the largest Police Forces in the UK.

In 2012 Andrea was elected to the position of Chairman for EPIC (Integrity Assured) Limited, which is a membership organisation providing business support to Ex Police in Industry and Commerce. She has a wealth of knowledge in Cybercrime investigations, has presented training courses nationally and is regularly asked to provide opinion on Internet child protection issues by ITV News.

Dr Nick Sharples BSc (Hons) DPhil

Nick Sharples graduated from Sussex University before obtaining a D.Phil. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. A founding member of the Network Lab (part of the Software-Systems research group) he worked in software-development before becoming involved in computer forensics.

Nick has investigated cases involving child-protection, murder, credit-card fraud, eBay-fraud, producing false documents, people trafficking, missing-persons, stolen vehicles, account takeover, phishing, hacking and drug-trafficking. He has travelled internationally to assist in high-tech criminal investigations and to provide training to law-enforcement. He regularly appears as an expert witness in criminal trials including giving evidence at the High Court. An expert programmer, he also develops software for computer forensic investigations.

Dr Sam Type BSc (Hons) DPhil

After graduating, Sam Type went on to attain a D.Phil. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence before being awarded a research contract at Sussex University. A computer forensic investigator since 2002, she has undertaken cases nationally and locally including those involving child-protection, murder, credit-card fraud, Ebay-fraud, producing false documents, people trafficking, missing-persons, sham-marriages, stolen vehicles, account takeover and drug-trafficking.

Sam has travelled internationally to consult on high-tech crime investigations, including Operation Alpine, and she has appeared all over the country as an expert witness in criminal trials, including Operation Ore. She is on the National Police Improvement Agency (NPIA) database of Expert Advisors.

Eyal Lemberger PgDip CISSP CEH

With over 15 years’ experience across a range of disciplines Eyal has a wealth of knowledge to share. Keeping up to date with ever changing technologies and threats is his passion. He has held positions within the UK’s Counter Terrorism (CT) branch and Police Force as one of their technical forensic investigators. He was involved in various major operations over his years with them. He had the opportunity to investigate all sorts of devices that came across his path, from mobile devices and satnavs through to large scale corporate networks.

Since leaving law enforcement he has worked as a Logical and Physical Security Auditor for Visa Europe. This involved reviewing the technical set up for the world’s largest Visa card manufacturers.

During this time, he also started as a guest Lecturer with the Defence Academy at Cranfield University, teaching on the Forensic Computing Master’s Degree.

He now runs his own consultancy firm which leads him to work with a wealth of different companies and people. He specialises in network security deployments, investigations, and educating people of how to be more security conscious.

Dominic Bland

Dominic Bland is a technical architect, auditor and seminar leader of 25 years’ experience in the design, implementation and security of Windows infrastructure. He was an independent consultant for 14 years before founding RKeyTec Ltd as Technical Director in 2005. He has both wide and deep understanding of Windows platform architecture, but specialised over the last 15 years in Active Directory as the core of Windows infrastructure security and environmental control. He is the designer of the DSEvolution Active Directory pre-fabrication system.

He is a Microsoft Certified Architect of 18 years, and an early CISSP. He has designed and implemented secure infrastructure for many global organisations in all industry sectors including banking, education, military and legal. He is the infrastructure specialist for a well-known incident response team, and independent infrastructure auditor.

Dominic taught internally at Microsoft and been published on topics such as the future of directory services and technical risk assessment.

Jon Blake

Jon Blake has over 28 years’ experience as an investigator and intelligence operative with the Metropolitan Police Service, New Scotland Yard, London. Jon specialises in Internet and Cybercrime Investigation and Covert Policing. He retired from the service in 2014 with an exemplary service record. He has a unique blend of experience, having served in varied operational, policy development and training roles and he has been the driving force behind several ground-breaking national training and Continued Professional Development programmes, many of which have been adopted internationally.

His last posting from 2011 to 2014 was at the UK College of Policing as the National Coordinator for Intelligence Skills, with responsibility for Open Source and Internet Investigation and related Intelligence Management / Operative skills development.

Jon sat on a number of Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) working groups as a subject matter expert in the areas of Internet related crime and covert operations and acted as an advisor to those setting national investigative policy and procedures.

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