Vassilis (Basil) Manoussos is a Digital Forensics & Cybercrime Consultant. He is the owner of Strathclyde Forensics, a digital forensics consultancy based in Glasgow.
He holds an MSc (Forensic Informatics) from the University of Strathclyde, a PGCHE (University of Sunderland), a BSc (Business) and an AAS (Computer Programming) from the American College of Greece. He has almost 30 years of experience in diverse business environments, and has been working as a forensics consultant and an Expert Witness for the last 8 years. He worked with organisations like IBM, Abbey National, SCD, William Hill and HM Government. Vassilis is also Head of Digital Forensics & Training at The Security Circle, and an Associate of Edinburgh Napier University and The Cyber Academy.
Vassilis has worked in several high profile cases that involved the News of the World, the NHS and Strathclyde Police to name a few. His experience ranges from data breaches in businesses, employment tribunals and disciplinary hearings, to criminal and family court cases. His experience in criminal cases (for the defence) includes crimes like indecent images of children, cyber stalking, murder, assault and stalking. He has analyzed complex digital crimes, gave evidence in courts, tribunals and professional conduct hearings. He has extensive experience in auditing forensic reports of other experts, from the private sector, government and the police.