Director of Mobile Forensics Marketing at Cellebrite
- Greenville, South Carolina Area
- Public Relations and Communications
Christa Miller's Overview
- Director of Mobile Forensics Marketing at Cellebrite
- Principal at Christa M. Miller
- Freelance Writer at Christa M. Miller
- Freelance Editor at Christa M. Miller
- Information Technologist at University of New Hampshire
Christa Miller's Summary
Content marketing and public relations professional serving the digital forensics community. Focus on delivering customer-oriented written content in support of marketing campaigns, PR initiatives and sales teams.
Professional freelance writer/editor since 2001, specializing in public safety issues, in particular law enforcement. I have published more than 150 pieces of journalism and product reviews in national trade magazines. I have also been a blogger since 2005.
High-tech crime including digital forensics and Internet safety, law enforcement technology including computing and personal safety devices, training and education, and management issues including the balance between budget and well-trained, well-equipped officers. Social media as it applies to broader public or community relations strategies.
Christa Miller's Experience
Director of Mobile Forensics Marketing
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Security and Investigations industry
March 2012 – Present (2 years 8 months) Greenville, South Carolina Area
Christa M. Miller
January 2009 – March 2012 (3 years 3 months)
Content marketing consultation and execution including case studies, white papers, B2B (trade) articles, webinars and the like. Includes writing and editing.
Social media consultation especially with regard to content marketing, community building and public relations.
Christa M. Miller
April 2001 – March 2012 (11 years)
Trade magazine writer and columnist specializing in public safety issues.
Founder and principal writer at Cops 2.0, focusing on how law enforcement agencies can use high tech tools, investigation and social media to advance community relations
Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry
June 1998 – April 2001 (2 years 11 months)
-- Wrote end-user technical documentation for users of all systems platforms
-- Provided over-the-phone, first-level technical support services to University students, faculty and staff
-- Provided second-level support for users on UNIX and VMS server systems
Christa Miller's Languages
English(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Christa Miller's Organizations
Consortium of Digital Forensics SpecialistsBoard of Directors; Chair, Outreach Committee
- January 2012 to Present
Facilitating the development of internal and external messaging about CDFS mission and goals, towards building consensus for standards from CDFS membership.
Christa Miller's Skills & Expertise
- Social Media
- Public Relations
- Marketing Communications
- Community Relations
- Customer Relations
- Product Marketing
- Mobile Devices
- Press Releases
- Content Writing
- Content Marketing
- Customer Service
- Community Development
- Litigation Support
- Computer Forensics
- Social Media Marketing
- Program Management
- Online Marketing
- Content Management
- Corporate Communications
- Content Strategy
- Content Development
- Strategic Communications
- Strategic Partnerships
- Digital Media
Christa Miller's Publications
- DFI News
- February 11, 2013
Smartphones, the most popular mobile communications devices today, are also some of the most difficult to extract evidentiary data from. While many commercial forensic tools have made great strides in supporting data extraction, decoding and analysis from iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices, some challenges remain. What are they, and how are vendors responding?
- Evidence Technology Magazine
Case study write-up of the successful repair and examination of a badly damaged iPhone in a shaken baby investigation which resulted in a no-contest plea by the suspect.
A Survey of Official and Unofficial Law Enforcement Twitter Accounts in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States
Authors: Christa Miller, Laura Madison, Chris Worden
- Canadian Association of Police on Social Media
- August 20, 2010
To use Twitter to its fullest potential for public communications, emergency management, and other functions, law enforcement agencies must first understand the medium -- not only how citizens use it, but also how their peers use it both officially and unofficially. This study, a survey of 1,089 police and police-related Twitter accounts, used 25 different criteria to show how agencies and officers are using Twitter, where they can improve, and implications for their future use.
Keywords: law enforcement, Twitter, crisis informatics, social media policy, third-party Twitter tools, public information, community relations
- CyberAge Books
- May 1, 2011
Native in Blue: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Today's Police Officers takes readers from recruitment, through training in the classroom and in the field, and then finally to managing (and mentoring) digital native police officers.
- October 10, 2012
Smartphone overload: Prepare to overcome the challenges posed by an abundance of mobile operating systems
- Law Enforcement Technology
- June 14, 2013
If you’re contemplating entering the field of mobile forensics, know that much of the hard work associated with file systems and data structures is now automated. With that said, “I pressed a button and got the data” is still a statement you want to avoid making in court. Here are some additional challenges to keep in mind as you start to investigate mobile devices.
Authors: Christa Miller
- SC Magazine
- July 1, 2013
As smartphones have gained popularity in American culture, it stood to reason that eventually malware—and the potential spoils to be gained from its use—would become attractive to cyber criminals. Yet the unknowns about mobile malware are almost as many as the apps it often comes packaged in. Not least is the question of whether mobile malware is really an emerging threat, or just so much FUD. (Remember, Verizon's 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report noted that “confirmed [mobile] data compromises remained rare” that year.) What are the major challenges to digital forensic examiners?
Authors: Christa Miller,
- DFI News-Digital Forensic Investigator
- January 12, 2011
Article about how community colleges are fitting into the ever expanding digital forensics education field.
Christa Miller's Education
1993 – 1997
Concentration in Public Policy Economics. Completed an undergraduate thesis, "The Economics of Occupational Health and Safety in Emergency Services: An Analysis of Trends, Costs, and Benefits," which was funded by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).
Activities and Societies: Air Force ROTC 1993-1995 (honorably discharged)
Christa Miller's Additional Information
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