Hexigent Consulting - Ryan Duquette

Hexigent Consulting - Ryan Duquette
FIRM:
Hexigent Consulting
POSITION:
Founder and Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Legal Supplier

Hexigent Consulting provides digital investigation services to clients such as law firms, businesses and law enforcement, as well as assistance with cyber security for organizations of all sizes.

In its work with law firms, Hexigent handles digital investigations and litigation in a range of practice areas, including family law cases, insurance and other types of fraud, intellectual property theft, cyberbullying and insider trading. In addition, the company provides assistance with a wide range of matters, including cyber breaches, corporate espionage and human resource issues.

On the cyber-security side, Hexigent advises law firms how to protect confidential and sensitive data. They consult with organizations to protect against cyber breaches and other digital threats, including phishing attacks, ransomware, corporate espionage, and intellectual property theft. They provide support and advice for boards and senior management, as well as technical services to identify, assess, design and implement appropriate cyber security controls.

As a licensed private investigator agency, Hexigent’s founders hold Level II Canadian security clearance, and are both investigators and digital forensic examiners.

Ryan Duquette, founder and principal of Hexigent Consulting, has a background in law enforcement, working on digital forensic and fraud-related cases. Graduating from Champlain College with a Master of Science in digital forensics management, Mr. Duquette is a presenter at international conferences and teaches digital forensics at the University of Toronto.

Jason Green, principal of Hexigent Consulting, has spent more than 25 years working in digital investigations and cyber security for private and public-sector clients. He has handled investigations and digital forensics, as well as incident response and cyber security teams in North America and Europe.

As of July 2017, Touchstone Digital Forensics is part of Hexigent Consulting, which will continue to provide digital analysis and cyber security.

Hexigent Consulting - Ryan Duquette Posts

Hexigent principals join RSM Canada

Clients will reap the benefits of Ryan Duquette and Jason Green’s move from Hexigent Consulting to RSM Canada , including access to a global network and wider service offerings. Read more

Tips for creating a security culture in the workplace

In this age of company secrets sometimes walking out the door with employees, organizations need to heed Ronald Reagan’s 1980s-era motto about nuclear disarmament — trust, but verify, says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

AI, machine learning will revolutionize fraud detection: Duquette

Though artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies are still in their infancy, both hold large promise for businesses in the battle against cybercrime and fraud, says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Security a high priority for businesses using IOT devices

Security should be top of mind for business owners embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), the interconnection via the web of computing devices embedded in everyday objects that enables them to send and receive data, says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Safeguard against 'deep-fake videos:' Duquette

Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting , tells the CBC that the proliferation of "deep-fake videos" is a warning to be vigilant about the photographs you post online. Read more

Duquette to discuss cyber security in the workplace

Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting , will appear on Rudner Law ’s Fire Away to address cyber security and the digital activity of employees. Read more

Due diligence: law firms vulnerable to privacy breaches

The people whose privacy was breached when a hacker stole information about Ontario Cannabis Store customers from Canada Post could face problems crossing the border into the U.S., says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Cyber-hygiene tips help lawyers add value

Lawyers are in the perfect position to help their clients grasp some of the basics of cybersecurity, says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Protection from phone scams

By Ryan Duquette . A recent report states that by next year almost half of the calls we receive on our mobile devices will be scam calls. Read more

Knowledge is power in fighting cybercrime

As the battle against cybercrime heats up, it is increasingly important for law enforcement agencies to collaborate with skilled specialists in the private sector, says Ryan Duquette, principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Extortion emails containing your username and password

By Ryan Duquette . In the last few days, we have had many concerned people contact us in relation to an email they had recently received. Read more

Police backlog of digital evidence and public-private partnerships

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to private companies to help them cope with the backlog of digital investigations, says Ryan Duquette, principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Digital investigation tools keeping pace with tech advancements

Digital advancements are progressing so rapidly that it can be difficult for those conducting forensic investigations to keep on top of developments, says Ryan Duquette, principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Open source intelligence going mainstream: Duquette

Open-source intelligence (OSINT) gathering is going mainstream, says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

How Google is getting your information, and what to do about it

By Ryan Duquette. Recently, Fox News aired a video about how Google is tracking our every move. Since this video aired, we've had a number of inquiries asking how Google manages to do this, and if we have any tips to stop it from happening. Here's the video. Read more