Michael Tarnawsky

Forensic Technology Specialist, Forensic Services

Forensic Services


Michael is an extensively experienced professional having worked with information technology (IT) systems for over 20 years. He has spent 15 years providing specialist forensic technology services in both the public and private sectors, developing a reputation for excellence in delivery with a keen eye for detail.


  • Preservation and collection of digital forensic evidence from a variety of devices including personal computers, mobile telephones, digital storage media and file server and email data from on-premises and cloud IT infrastructure
  • Analysis of digital forensic evidence and expert reporting in support of investigations including:
    • Intellectual property theft
    • Fraud and misconduct
    • Information leaks
    • Data privacy
    • Microsoft Office 365 Business Email Compromise (BEC).
  • Present expert digital forensic testimony in Court
  • eDiscovery hosting and management
  • Cyber Incident Response Forensics


  • Government
  • Legal
  • Corporates
  • Regulatory
  • Insurance

Key Assignments

  • Government Information Leaks
  • Intellectual property theft
  • Human Resources investigations
  • Cyber Incident Forensics


  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Certificate IV in Government Investigation
  • Licensed Queensland Private Investigator
  • Nuix Workstation Data Discovery Certified Master