Glenn Bard, PATC Tech Chief Technical Officer, Instructor
CISSP, EnCE, CFCE, CEECS, CHFI, A+, Net+, Sec+, ACE
Glenn Bard is a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class and U.S. Veteran of Operation Desert Storm. In 1999 Glenn began Computer Crime Investigations for the PA State Police and has since investigated crimes across the United States ranging from Child Pornography to Criminal Homicide. Glenn has also conducted forensic examinations for city, state and federal Law Enforcement Agencies including the FBI, US Postal Inspectors, and I.C.E. as well as foreign governments.
Due to his training and experience, Glenn has been certified as an expert in Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and the United States Federal Court System in the areas of Digital Forensics, Cellular Technology and Computer Technology. Glenn has also been certified as an expert Instructor in the State of Maryland.
Prior to retiring, Glenn was selected by the US Attorney's office in Pittsburgh and OPDAT to teach computer crime investigations and computer forensics in Tirana, Albania.
Additionally, he has been a speaker for organizations of all sizes and types, both public and private, to include the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law, Pennsylvania Fraternal Order of Police, Illinois Fraternal Order of Police, New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police, Federal Fraternal Order of Police, and the Institute of Law Enforcement Education, among many others.
Several of the cases Glenn has worked on have received National coverage, to include Fox News, Dateline, the Associated Press, Yahoo!, the New York Times, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune Review and more.
Additionally, Glenn has received numerous awards during his military and police career, including Honorable Discharges from both the United States Army and the Pennsylvania State Police.
Glenn is the Chief Technical officer for PATCtech, overseeing all Digital Forensic and Data Services. Glenn has acted as technical consultant and/or personally developed Computer Forensic Programs at multiple Colleges, to include Westmoreland County Community College where he was a faculty instructor prior to retiring.