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Peter Allwright

Peter is Head of Suntera Forensics and leads the forensic practice of Suntera Global and Amber Gaming.
He is a Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator, a Certified Blockchain Expert, a Certified Open-Source Intelligence Analyst, a Certified Social Engineering Expert and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
He specialises in investigating high-value customer data breaches and hunting down hackers in hostile jurisdictions to retain the stolen data. He works closely with local and international law enforcement agencies to detain hackers and to support their successful extradition and prosecution.
He has successfully led local and international search and seizure operations of private residences, business premises and internet service providers, in order to retain stolen data and secure evidence that hackers leave behind. He often has to deal with the complexities of foreign jurisdictions and the impact of data protection legislation.
He has wide experience of dealing with crisis management situations and together with specialised professionals takes care of coordinating the key aspects of resolving the crisis and protecting the client’s position at all times.
Peter has investigated hacking of data centres, data breaches, advanced persistent threats, domain name hijacking, man-in-the-middle attacks, phishing and spear phishing attacks, counterfeit trademarks, copyright violations, prohibited/illegal content, identity theft, malvertising, ransomware, cyberstalking, cyberbullying, online scams, fraudulent invoices/change of bank account scams, sextortion, defamatory blogs, hacking and reprogramming of master slave devices, and software piracy.
He uses conventional and unconventional techniques to investigate cybercrime. His conventional methods include a proprietary threat intelligence and investigation platform together with custom-built threat hunting workstations and advanced forensic tools to access information that is out of the public domain. His unconventional methods include system thinking tools that analyse the situation to reveal unknown or hidden associations.
Twitter: @pallwright