Altep Digital Forensics Taps Andy Reid for Senior Consulting Manager of Forensics, West Coast and Cross-Border Role

Altep, Inc., a leader and innovator in the fields of digital forensics, discovery and compliance, today announced that Andy Reid will join the Digital Forensics team as Senior Consulting Manager of Forensics, West Coast and Cross-Border.

San Francisco, CA, July 08, 2015 --( Formerly a Senior Computer Forensic and eDiscovery Specialist with the Ontario Securities Commission, Reid brings more than ten years’ experience to the Altep team.

As a Certified General Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant, Reid garnered significant experience in financial fraud and regulatory investigations. Working with the Ministries of Finance and Revenue, he performed numerous field audits to ensure compliance with Canada’s Retail Sales Tax Act and Community Small Business Investment Funds Act. Thereafter, Reid was responsible for investigations related to possible contraventions of the Retail Sales Tax Act and the Tobacco Tax Act, eventually assuming the role of Computer Forensic Examiner. In this role, he worked extensively on forensic examination and analysis of computers, mobile devices, and medial; preserving data for evidentiary purposes and courtroom testimony, and execution of search warrants for the Ministry of Revenue, Ministry of Natural Resources, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and other outside agencies as needed.

Vice President of Digital Forensics Warren Kruse noted, “I’m confident that Andy’s experience and credentials will allow him to be an outstanding contributor, and his background in government and regulatory roles will bring valuable perspective to our compliance offerings. We’re all very excited to welcome him to the team.”

“Altep is an industry leader and innovator, with a long track record of outstanding client service,” Reid noted. “I look forward to making significant contribution to their exceptional team.”

An expert in IT security fraud principles and practices, Reid has earned credentials including Certified Forensic Computer Examiner, EnCase® Certified Examiner, Certified Fraud Examiner, EnCase® Certified eDiscovery Practitioner, and AccessData Certified Examiner.

About Altep
Altep, Inc. is a Relativity Best in Service – Orange Level hosting provider, with certified Administrators, Analytics Specialists, Reviewers and Sales Pros on staff. The firm assists Fortune 100 and AM Law 100 clients with digital forensics, discovery management, and compliance risk assessment. E-Discovery services include early data assessment, ESI and traditional paper processing, and secure hosting.

Altep’s data and process management experts hold a variety of certifications and credentials, including Project Management Professional, EnCase Certified Forensic Examiner, Certified Forensic Computer Examiner, Licensed Private Investigator, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Privacy Professional, SNIA Certified Storage Professional, and Content Analyst Advanced Analytics Certification. Find more information about Altep, Inc. at or contact Susan Ethridge at (915) 533-8722.
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