Cyber Crimes Center 101
Computer Forensics Analyst Michael Compton U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
National Program Manager Decryption and 3D Printing, Cyber Crimes Center (C3).
Computer Forensics Analyst (CFA) Michael Compton has over 16 years of Military and Law enforcement experience. This includes conducting Technical surveillance and investigations, child exploitation investigations, and anti-terrorism operations both domestically and around the world.
CFA Michael Compton is currently serving as the National Program Manager for Decryption and 3D Printing for the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, at the Cyber Crimes Center (C3) in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Compton has pioneered and developed several methods utilizing 3D printing and Forensic Anthropology for identifying unknown victims. This new method has resulted in a 100% cost reduction and a significant reduction in time awaiting results for identification. This method can now be deployed internationally and allows for rapid identification of unidentified victims.
Prior to Mr. Compton’s law enforcement career, he served as a Critical Skills Operator and Marine Raider for the United States Marine Corps Special Operations Command.