Favorite Sport

Favorite Sport

Rock Climbing

Desired Superpower

Desired Superpower


Cups of Coffee

Cups of Coffee


How I Get Around


Quick Facts

Perfect Vacation

Meteor Crater

Favorite Game

Capture the Flag

Favorite Quote

"A backup is worth a thousand geeks"

Curriculum Vitae

BRIAN SEMRAU is the Director of Information Technology and a Senior Digital Forensics Investigator at Edelson PC where he focuses on the firm’s security and technology needs as well as tech related investigations. Brian’s love for technology also extends to security matters and he enjoys findings solutions for security issues in his off-time.

Brian holds a variety of certifications including the Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations (CECI), Certified Forensics HiTech Investigator (CFHI), OSForensics Certified Examiner (OSFCE) and OSForensics Triage Certification (OSFTC).

  • Peer Facilitator/Presenter for ITO Compass 2019, “Hands-on Live Malware Analysis 101” (April 26-27, 2019)
  • Peer Facilitator/ Presenter for ITO Compass 2018, “Masochism Meets Technology – A.K.A. Working in Cyber Forensics” (August 26, 2018)

Prior to joining Edelson PC, Brian owned and operated two small businesses and worked as a security engineer at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, LLC.