Bill Dean is a Senior Manager in LBMC’s Information Security Services division and is responsible for incident response, digital forensics, electronic discovery, and overall litigation support. Dean has more than 20 years of information technology experience with a specialty in information security and digital forensics for the past 10 years.
Prior to LBMC, he served as the Director of Security Assessments and Digital Forensics for Sword & Shield Enterprise Security Inc. Dean was also the founder of Forensic Discoveries, before merging with Sword & Shield Enterprise Security and served as a senior security analyst responsible for information security for a large healthcare organization. In these roles, he was responsible for digital forensics to support litigation, incident response services, penetration testing, and overall security defense posture. In these roles, he has been qualified as an expert witness in Federal Courts and Tennessee State Courts.
Dean is a frequent speaker and published author on the topics of computer security, digital forensics, and electronic discovery for numerous legal and technical associations. Additionally, Dean is a faculty member for the Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS). He is also an active member of the International Society for Forensic Computer Examiners and InfraGard Board member. Dean was awarded Knoxville’s “40 under 40” business leaders class of 2014.