Director, Cyber Security & Digital Forensics
Andrew W. Donofrio is a leading computer/digital forensics examiner and IT Network Investigator with over 25 years of experience. Mr. Donofrio has conducted over 1,000 forensic examinations of digital evidence, and has also qualified as a court appointed forensic expert in state and federal court. At MSA Investigations, Mr. Donofrio is a Director in the IT Network Investigations and Digital Forensics practice, where he conducts information technology investigations, Internet communications tracing, computer and network forensics, penetration testing, security assessments, security awareness training, as well as Internet privacy analysis for a variety of clients.
During his tenure as Detective Lieutenant with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Donofrio was responsible for the development of a digital forensics laboratory, where he led a 35-member Computer Crimes Task Force. Mr. Donofrio is a respected educator in the field, where he has instructed police officers on the procedures for securing an electronic crime scene, and at seminars where he has presented to parents and educators on Internet safety for children. He frequently teaches multi-day courses on computer forensics, e-discovery, and computer investigative topics for both law enforcement agencies and universities.
Mr. Donofrio is the former Associate Lab Director for the Cyber Crime Lab at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. He served as the Program Developer for the Masters Certificate Program in Advanced Computer Forensics, and is currently a member of the faculty, where he provides instruction in several of the program’s courses.
Mr. Donofrio graduated summa cum laude from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology as well as magna cum laude with a Master of Science degree in Protection/Infrastructure Management. In addition to having been qualified as a Certified Forensic Computer Expert, Mr. Donofrio holds numerous computer forensics certifications including: A+ Certified Computer Technician, EnCase Certified Examiner, Certified LiveWire Computer Examiner (Data Intercepts), Certified Computer Incident Handler (GICH) - SANS, Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC) - SANS, Penetration Testing Certified Professional - LT International, Certified MAC Examiner - Forward Discovery.