Highly regarded forensic expert with more than 20 years of experience designing and implementing technical solutions.
Blare is a highly regarded forensic expert with more than 20 years experience in implementing, analysing and investigating highly complex technology environments and providing expert advice.
With a background founded in designing and implementing technical solutions at all levels of business, Blare specialises in electronic discovery, digital forensics, cyber security, information governance and data analytics.
He has led engagements providing solutions and expert advice for corporate clients, local and overseas government departments and regulators. His clients include Magic Circle, AmLaw 100, Australian law firms, Big 4 banks and large to medium size corporates.
Blare is highly respected in his field and has been engaged as an expert in relation to disputes involving domestic and international parties. As a former Melbourne University lecturer at the post graduate and Masters levels and former CTO of a leading global software provider in the eDiscovery industry, he has valuable insights into leading technologies, methodologies and practices from around the world. Blare has previously worked in Big 4 accounting and boutique advisory firms.
QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Post Graduate Certificate in e-Crime Investigation, Melbourne University
- AWS Solutions Architect
- Certificate III Investigative Services
- Associate Member, Australian Computer Society
- High Technology Crime Investigation Association
- International Information System Security Consortium (ISC)2
- Victorian Society for Computers & the Law