'BYOD' and Big Data - The New Challenges for Data Forensics

Ronald Tee, Project Manager, Forensic Risk Alliance, UK
Juan Di Luca, Project Manager, Forensic Risk Alliance, UK

The Big Data and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movements have had a major impact in the post-PC era. Big Data has been referred to as 'The next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity' , while IT research company Gartner refers to BYOD as 'The most radical shift in enterprise client computing since the introduction of the PC'. As a result of these technology trends, corporate data ecosystems have been irrevocably altered. In practical terms, this means that the days of data servers in the back office and the need to equip individuals with advanced mobile technology that would otherwise be unaffordable to them are behind us.

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United Kingdom Forensics Consultant May 2013 Vol. 6, No. 23, Spring 2013

Ronald Tee


Ronald Tee is a Project Manager for FRA, with over twelve years of experience in data analytics, forensic technology, and eDiscovery. In addition to his impressive track record in data forensics, Ronald speaks four languages fluently and is the author of an advanced technical manual as well as a number of academic papers.

Juan Di Luca


Juan Di Luca is an international legal professional and eDiscovery expert with over fifteen years of experience in the US, South America, and Europe. His experience encompasses practicing as an attorney, international legal consultancy work, an academic appointment (Professor), legal interpretation and translation work, and managing international eDiscovery projects.

FRA (Forensic Risk Alliance)


Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) is a full service consulting firm specializing in Forensic Accounting, Financial Investigation, Litigation Support, and Electronic Discovery. FRA is comprised of forensic accountants, financial analysts, database & IT experts, and litigation support specialists. We have fluency in German, Chinese, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and English. FRA assists businesses and institutions to resolve complex and high risk financial, legal and regulatory challenges. We offer a variety of solutions that encompasses the complete e-discovery life cycle. We offer collection services, data culling, a custom review platform, jurisdictional processing and hosting, data privacy, and dedicated project management. From our offices in the United States and Europe we have serviced and supported clients in nearly every major jurisdiction across the globe. Recent projects have taken us to Canada, Israel, Germany, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, the UK, the US, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, the PRC, Nigeria, Iraq, the UAE, Jordan, Brazil and Australia.

United Kingdom Forensics Consultant May 2013 Vol. 6, No. 23, Spring 2013