2012 Case of the Year - 2012 Person of the Year



Dear Northeast Members,


Your Northeast Board would like to award our membership with a Case of the Year as well as Person of the Year honors this year.  The Awards will be presented at the July Chapter Meeting scheduled for July 12, 2012 (extended).

Nominations will be accepted by the Secretary, Alex Allphin - Sec@htcianortheast.org

Deadline for submissions (EXTENDED): July 1, 2012

Winners to be selected by BOD Panel and announced July 12, 2012.

Winners will receive complimentary tickets for this year's HTCIA International Conference being held at Hershey, PA and will also be nominated by the Board of Directors for HTCIA International Case and Person of the Year Awards!



Case of the Year Award 


Considerations for Case of the Year Award:

At least one of the participants (investigator, forensic examiner, attorney, etc.) in case must be an HTCIA NE member.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of factors that will be used to evaluate the nominees:

The case was regional, national, or International in scope;

The case established an important legal precedent;

The case involved significant expenditure of resources (manpower, funds and/or technology);

The case resolved a particularly violent offense;

The case involved a significant dollar loss;

New technology or techniques were expended to resolve the case



Person of the Year Award 


Considerations for Person of the Year Award:

7 years good standing membership in the HTCIA and have made a significant contribution to the goals of HTCIA.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of factors that will be used to evaluate this nomination:

Served as an officer at either the Chapter and/or International level of HTCIA;

Assisted in the organization of a regional or annual HTCIA conference;

Facilitated or assisted in the start-up of a new HTCIA Chapter;

Advanced the prevention of high tech crimes through education and/or the development of tool(s) and or technique(s);

Individually advanced the field of computer investigation, forensics, and/or security, through training and/or the development of tool(s) and/or technique(s);

Assisted in the successful prosecution and/or litigation of case(s) involving advanced technologies;