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Michael has been teaching and providing public speaking engagements for 34 years. He has been an adjunct professor at several colleges and a radio talk show advisor to several national shows such as the Tom Sullivan radio show.


You can contact Michael at  mjmenz@htcia.com  or  916-538-1641

He does not charge a honorarium for non-profits or schools.


A partial CV for Michael is below.



Miscellaneous Experience:


National Institute Science & Technology (NIST)  Panel lead for setting and publishing standards for Technology Crime Investigations, Computer Forensic Investigations and Internet Investigations. The panel published 4 Law Enforcement Guides.



Co-Authored California Department of Justice course on Hi-Tech Crime Investigations, Internet Crime Investigation, Basic-Advance Computer Forensics, Sex Crime Investigations


Court recognized expert, Federal & California State Court, High Tech Crime Investigation & Computer Forensics


Adjunct Professor – University New Haven – National Security Certificate Program – National Security Agency & Committee on National Security Systems


Adjunct Professor – University New Haven – Master’s program Criminal Justice – Authored the classes for “Managing a Digital Forensic Laboratory”, “Basic Digital Forensics” and “Designing a Forensic Laboratory” 


Instructor – University Nevada Reno –High Tech Theft and Fraud / Computer Forensics, compromised systems


US Department Home Land Security – Instructor TPEP AATW – “Computer Forensics, compromised systems “ ,  “Money Laundering, Medicare Fraud and Communications in Terrorism Activity”



Publications and Training Courses authored or co-authored:

Search (Sacramento California)

            Basic and Advance Computer Forensic

            Basic and Advance Internet Investigation


California Department of Justice – Advance Training Center

            Basic Investigators Course

            Sex Crimes Investigation Course

            Fraud/Embezzlement Investigations Course

            Basic, Intermediate and Advance Computer Forensic Courses

            Basic and Advance Internet Investigations Courses

            High Tech Fraud in Indian Gaming


Sandia National Laboratories

National Security Program - University New Haven Master Program

            IT Security Course

Basic Investigation Course

Basic Physical Security Course

Managing a Digital Forensic Laboratory

Basic Digital Forensics

Designing a Forensic Laboratory


Department of Homeland Security

            Terrorism Prevention Exercise Program (TPEP)

Advance Analytics Techniques Workshop (AATW)


University Nevada Reno

            High Tech Crime Investigation Course

            High Tech Crime Gaming Fraud Course

            High Tech Fraud/IT Security in the gaming environment for Management


National Institute Science & Technology / US Dept. Justice / National Institute of Justice

            High Tech Crime Investigation Guidelines

            Computer Forensic Guidelines

            Internet Investigation Guidelines

            Computer Forensic/Investigation Education Guidelines

            Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders

            Special Report--Investigative Uses of Technology: Devices, Tools, and                                Techniques


Microsoft Corp.

            Digital Investigation Guidelines – committee member, author, reviewer


ASTM – World Wide Standards – E 30.12 Committee – Co-Chair

            Digital Forensic Investigation Guidelines


Sacramento Valley High Technology Crimes Task Force

Investigation Policy/Procedures - later incorporated into the first RCFL in San Diego California.


McGeorge School of Law (Sacramento)

            Intro to High Tech Crime Investigations

            Computer Forensics/IT Investigations – “What to look for”

            Terrorism in healthcare, banking and craigslist


US District Court - Eastern District

            Intro to Digital Forensics Course


US 9th District Court of Appeals

High Tech Crime Investigation / Digital Forensics - Magistrates and Judges Course


University of New Haven Connecticut

Master Program in Forensic Science - The Design and Management of a Computer Forensic Lab Class (7 year run starting in 1999)


The Law Enforcement Guide to Computer Forensics – Maverick Publications 2008


The Law Enforcement Guide to High Tech Crime Investigations – Maverick Publications 2008


Technology Solutions for Public Safety - National Institute of Justice

Office of Science and Technology – 1996


American Academy Forensic Science – Digital Media Forensics – 1995