Jessica Smith

Vice President

A veteran practitioner of digital forensics with an extensive record of involvement in complex civil and criminal cases, Jessica brings her experience and know-how to The Crypsis Group’s client engagements as well as helping direct the daily operations of the firm, focusing on professional service projects that allow Crypsis to continue to scale.  She previously was Managing Director of Digital Forensics in Stroz Friedberg’s Washington, DC office, where she was responsible for co-managing the firm’s technical operations in the areas of computer forensics, cybercrime response, and incident handling.  Over the course of her career, Jessica has provided expert testimony and performed forensic analysis of digital media in many challenging and high-profile cases. She has evaluated obstructive deletion activity in securities fraud cases, covertly acquired and analyzed media in cases involving theft of intellectual property, and identified and reconstructed deleted, fragmented digital DNA files relevant to a multiple homicide investigation and death penalty trial.  A member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, she has presented at the group’s Annual Meeting and received its 2008 General Section Achievement Award.