Mr. Chaves’ background is in Computer Science and when he became a police officer, he found an interest in digital forensic and computer
crime investigations. Mr. Chaves currently performs forensic exams on cell phones computers, etc… for all the surrounding towns including Trumbull.
In addition, he is an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University where he instructs Digital Forensics and is also a member of the CT Financial Crimes
Task Force which is run by the Secret Service. His primary duties are Point of Sale Network Intrusions or breaches.
Mr. Chaves will talk about a few cases that involve cell phones and computers including a few Trumbull cases. He will go into credit card breaches
and how they affect customers, touch upon social media sites, online shopping and banking cautions. Questions will be welcome.