Matt Latham

Matt Latham


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Personal profile

Academic Biography

Matt Latham is a lecturer at Teesside University. He also teaches on the MSc Crime Intelligence and Data Analytics programme as well as the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship programme.

Matt previously worked as a digital forensic investigator for a number of police forces including North Yorkshire Police and Northumbria Police. During his time in law enforcement, he investigated a wide variety of cases including drugs offences, murder, fraud, driving offences, grooming and child sexual abuse. 

Matt has an MSc in Cyber Security and a BSc (Hons) in Computer and Digital Forensics, both from Teesside University. 

Summary of Research Interests

Mobile Forensics, Cloud Forensics, IoT Forensics

PhD and Research Opportunities

Matt is interested in supervising PhD students and/or collaborating with research in the following areas:

  • digital forensics
  • mobile forensics
  • cloud forensics
  • triage

External Roles and Professional Activities

  • Contract trainer for Magnet Forensics
  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec)
  • Associate Member of the Institute of Cyber Digital Investigation Professionals (ICDIP)

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Teesside University

1 Sep 20181 Aug 2019

Award Date: 1 Nov 2019

Bachelor, Teesside University

1 Sep 20141 Jul 2018

Award Date: 1 Jul 2018