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Shawn Kaderabek   [Download VCard]
Senior Manager, Digital Forensics

Mr. Shawn Kaderabek is Senior Manager for Digital Forensics at Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC (“FGIS”).

Prior to FGIS, Shawn worked at the Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) of the Internal Revenue Service from 1993 to February 2019. Beginning as a Special Agent assigned to the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area where he conducted financial investigations of high-level drug traffickers, Shawn's role with the IRS-CI evolved to specialize on the technological aspects of investigations.

Shawn served as the Director of the IRS-CI's Digital Forensics Technology and Support Center, and as a Manager in the Cyber Forensics Program where, in addition to developing and managing the IRS-CI's first dedicated Cyber Crime Unit, he conducted digital forensics, cyber investigations, and lawful data interception. Shawn also trained IRS employees, creating professional and technical documentation for users and management.

Prior to his director role at the IRS, Shawn also had roles as a Computer Investigative Specialist (2001-02), as a Mobile Device Forensics Program Manager (2002-06), and as a Digital Forensics Supervisory Special Agent (2006-10). Shawn served as a Petty Officer Second Class, Law Enforcement Specialist in the US Navy Reserves from 1986 to 1997.

As a Federal Executive Member of the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence (SWDGE) from 2005-2014, Shawn also worked to bring together organizations in the field of digital and multimedia evidence to foster communication and cooperation as well as to ensure quality and consistency within the digital forensic community. Shawn was also a member of the J5 Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement where he worked closely with foreign tax agencies to drive strategies and procedures to conduct joint investigations and disrupt the activity of those who commit transnational tax crime, cybercrime, and also those who enable and assist money laundering.

Shawn also served as a key member of the World Tax Authorities Digital Expert Group where he helped to create guidance on contemporary risks to enable tax administrations to both prepare for this new electronic world and to implement effective risk management strategies. Finally, since 2002, Shawn has been a member of the High Technology Crime Investigators Association and currently serves as President of its Delaware Valley Chapter. He is also an active member of InfraGard and the US Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF).

Shawn is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the following certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Digital Forensics Certified Practitioner (DFCP)
  • EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
  • Certified BlackLight Examiner (CBE)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv9)
  • GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA A+

Shawn earned a Master of Forensic Sciences degree with a concentration in High Technology Crime Investigation from George Washington University in August 2006 and maintains a Top Secret security clearance.