Silicon Valley Chapter Meeting - Social Media Evidence & Innovations

  • 12 Feb 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PST)
  • Juniper Networks 1133 Innovation Way, Building A Sunnyvale , CA 94089

Social Media Evidence & Innovations

According to in 2018, 2.62 billion of Internet users worldwide were social network users and these figures are expected to grow to 3.02 billion by 2021. In 2018, more than 77 percent of the United States population had a social media profile. Mobile device usage for social media has increased to 91% of social channel accesses in 2018 according to Marketing Profs. Many technology thought leaders believe social networking will displace traditional email as the leading communication medium. This presentation will provide a practical walkthrough of preservation of top social media sites and how to effectively utilize tools for evidentiary collection across the Web, PCs/desktops and smart devices. We will look at social media apps on smartphones and what digital evidence exists compared to what can be found on the cloud. We will also explore innovations in emoji/avatar Apps such as Bitmoji.

About the Speakers

Julie Lewis, President, CEO and Founder of Digital Mountain, has over 20 years of experience working in the high technology industry and has been a long-time user of social media. One of the key focus areas of her company is on social media investigations, preservations and monitoring. Prior to founding Digital Mountain, Julie worked at VERITAS Software with next-generation storage, security and search companies. At VERITAS, she managed operations for new product releases across sales, marketing, product management, legal, engineering and customer support. Before joining VERITAS, Julie worked in the venture capital and investment banking industries in both the Silicon Valley and Boston areas focusing on the Internet Infrastructure, security and software sectors. In addition, Julie worked for two of the Big 4 accounting firms doing financial and IT auditing, as well as M&A due diligence as a CPA. She also worked for Applied Magnetics, a publicly traded provider of disk and tape drive components. Julie earned an MBA under fellowship from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a BA in both Business Economics and Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), American Bar Association, Sedona Conference's Working Groups on E-mail Management and Archiving (WG1) and Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11), Cloud Security Alliance and has received her EnCE (Encase Certification in Computer Forensics). Julie is founding Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in eDiscovery.

Cynthia Navarro, Project Manager and Digital Evidence Consultant, for Digital Mountain, has over 35 years working in the high-tech industry. She specializes in Computer Forensics and Social Media Investigations, as well as data collections. Prior to working with Digital Mountain, she held senior positions providing worldwide consulting and investigative support to attorneys, corporations and trade associations regarding various intellectual property matters, compliance audits, online investigations, due diligence and business intelligence, open source investigations and trainings. Cynthia received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University-Hayward. She is a member of, Association of Independent Information Professionals, Co-Founder North Silicon Valley Business Watch, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and International, ASIS-Women is Security, International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators and Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in eDiscovery and currently presides as Chapter President. She also served as the first female international president for High Technology Crime Investigation Association

Please RSVP by Friday, February 8. Many thanks to our food sponsor Control Risks and our location sponsor Juniper Networks.

Lastly, the TechnoSecurity conference is in San Diego from. March 11-13, 2019. WiE members can get 30% off registration by using the following discount code: WiE19

WiE is having a national conference in Austin, TX from May 8-10, 2019. More information can be found at:

Hope to see you at the WiE SV meeting!

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