Information Security Specialist For A Company That Develops Software X

1981 Words Oct 17th, 2016 8 Pages
I am the information security specialist for a company that develops software X. Software X is the leading operating system in mobile devices. Unfortunately, our company believes Mr. McBride, a former employee stole product X source code for financial gain. As such, I have been tasked with leading the forensic investigation in this matter.
Interview During an investigation is imperative that potential witnesses are questioned to gather essential information needed in the investigation (Swanson, Chamelin, & Territo, 2016). To protect the interest of this company it is imperative that the following individuals be interviewed:
• Maria. Her name was written on a white notepad so that makes her a key individual.
• Mr. Jenkins. Key individual that’s directly related to this investigation
• Mr. McBride’s Supervisor.
• Co-workers.
Narrative Description of Interview Pre-Interview Phase. Prior to any interview, it is vital that all employees bound to be interview, sign a form stating that they are aware that this “matter is under criminal investigation and the employee is subject to prosecution” (Hoffman, 2005, p. 2).In order to protect the organization, it is that the investigation takes place during work hours and employees compensated for their time. If the employees interviewed are nonunion employees, the process is simple as the court view this type of interview as “employee-employer conversations” (Hoffman, 2005, p. 3). However, if…

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