Presenter: Ronald Kraus, Michigan Department of State Police

Mr. Kraus is Cyber Incident Response Specialist and was a founding member of the Computer Crimes Unit (CCU) when it was established in 2000. He was trained as a Digital Forensics Examiner and successfully completed an extensive training course to become a Certificed Computer Examiner (CFCE). Recently he has joined the Michigan Cyber Command Center (MC3) as an Incient Response Specialist.

Michigan Cyber Command Center (MC3): The MC3 is responsible for the coordination of combined efforts of cyber emergency response during critical cyber incidents in Michigan. Emphasis is placed upon prevention, response, and recovery from cyber incidents.

Computer Crimes Unit (CCU):  The CCU provides investigative support in the seizure, acquisition, and analysis of digital evidence including digital device forensic examinations for the law enforcement community.

Michigan Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force: The task force includes over 50 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies who work together to investigate offenders who use the internet, online communication systems, or computer technology to sexually exploit children.