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Seth Cox

Associate Director

Professional Background

Seth is an Associate Director in Protiviti’s Los Angeles office. He has more than 25 years of technology assessment and consulting experience.

Professional Experience

He has conducted examinations of varied types of electronic media, including locating, recovering, extracting, and analyzing electronic data utilizing forensic protocols. He has served as an information systems security manager, information systems security analyst, a network administrator, operations supervisor, and systems operator as well as consulted on numerous IT projects. He has provided effective business and technology risk evaluation/solution strategies, work plans, policies and procedures, and other deliverables for various industries.

Representative Engagements Include:

  • Managed case load and performed data collection and processing for pending cases against institution as Interim e-Discovery Director
  • Coordinated and managed forensic data collections, including collections of full forensic images as well as targeted collections of only specific files from several engagements across the U.S.A
  • Has lead teams of forensic examiners working in conjunction with financial investigation specialists and database experts to provide the comprehensive services needed in complex investigations, and used the lessons learned on investigations to help clients improve their internal processes
  • Acted as Information Security Manager for a 500+ bed, multiple campus hospital. Developed policies and procedures, remediated and maintain security and privacy of electronic medical records and evaluated and selected solutions to maintain a secure IT operational environment
  • Managed multiple clients with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and J-SOX compliance efforts by identifying, documenting, and testing key IT controls
  • Performed network penetration tests in local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) environments. The reviews focused on dial-in and Internet security, as well as known security holes within the UNIX and Windows NT operating system
  • Performed application and access reviews for utility company focusing on appropriate access rights and privileges as well as transaction process controls, including Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) interfaces and processes
  • Managed and executed comprehensive network security reviews, including logical security, physical security, firewall and router configurations, and TCP/IP network security


  • MSBA Information Systems Auditing, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona, CA
  • BS, Health Care Management, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM)
  • Payment Card Industry – Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA)
  • EnCase Enterprise e-DiscoveryInformation Systems Security Association (ISSA)
  • Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA)
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)