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Large-scale networks and pioneering technical possibilities are accompanied by deceptive security. We should be aware of this and prepare for the unforeseen.

Bodo Meseke

EY Europe West Forensics Cyber & Technical Infrastructure Leader

Certified forensic technology expert. Fighting economic crime and cyberattacks all over the world with forensic technology. Helps clients to protect their corporate assets and intellectual property.

Bodo Meseke, Partner, is working for EY in Germany since 2012,meanwhile acting as Chief Technology Officer for our Forensic & Integrity Services in Europe West.

Bodo is a certified forensic technology expert fighting economic crime and cyberattacks all over the world and helping clients to protect their corporate assets as well as intellectual property.

Having been involved in digital forensics for more than 20 years, he is mainly serving clients from different industries and their technology departments. Bodo was working as a cybercrime investigator for the German Federal Criminal Police Office and founded a digital forensics company before he joined EY. Today, Bodo heads large IT forensic investigations of cybercrime or misuse of data and offers innovative IT forensics solutions. Besides this, he develops individual preventive IT forensics strategies with clients and helps to limit damage during cyber attacks.

The experience gained in the areas of IT security, IT forensics and the fight against cybercrime makes him an ideal contact for topics such as “Cyber Investigations”, “Forensic Data Analysis” and “eDiscovery.” Bodo is responsible for a wide range of projects – providing training and teaching courses on IT networks, IT security and digital forensics, leading multiple teams of investigators, carrying out detection and reconnaissance of advanced attacks on IT systems (APTs). He also worked for an international task force on internet-related crime.

Bodo holds a degree in Public Management from Germany’s Federal University of Applied Administrative Sciences and is a recognized expert in IT security as well as digital forensics.

How Bodo is building a better working world

“Do you think your data is safe? It’s not!

Several breaches of well-known companies have shown that there is no 100% security. It's not a question of if, but when, you will be attacked.

Hackers work silently and remain hidden. On average, attacks are discovered as late as 205 days thereafter. Those who are prepared – ideally even before an emergency – can react faster. This may help protect the company’s reputation.

I look beyond technology, taking the human factor into account. With regular training sessions, I help people learn about typical entry gates and what to do in an emergency.

Using technology like digital fingerprints and sophisticated data analyses, my team of digital forensics investigators pursue and, in the best case, track down hackers that are attacking your company. My clients and I face the risks together – I help them develop individual security strategies to prepare for future attacks.”

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