Basil is the Manager of The Cyber Academy, at Edinburgh Napier University.
He has been working in the field of digital forensics since 2009, after graduating with his MSc Forensic Informatics from the University of Strathclyde. His work has been conducted through his own consultancy (Strathclyde Forensics). He has been providing Forensic Reports and Expert Witness testimony to criminal and civil cases.
He has been providing expert opinion in courts and tribunals regarding forensic reports from other sources, including police forces.
Basil has been providing training to solicitors in Scotland (CPD) on digital evidence and cyber security.
He has delivered training on Incident Response for the Scottish Government and has been working with the Law Society of Scotland and Scottish Paralegal Association, delivering presentations on digital forensics & cyber security.