About the Show

Carved from Unallocated is a podcast designed to bring education and information to the digital intelligence space in a new format. It is designed to deliver content to digital forensics examiners, investigators, lab supervisors, prosecutors, and anyone interested in DFIR. The podcast will include topics covering challenges DI professionals face, case studies, forensic tips and techniques, and interviews with industry experts, influencers, researchers, and authors.


About the Hosts

Matt Goeckel is a Solutions Engineer at Cellebrite. Prior to joining Cellebrite, Matt spent nearly 18 years in law enforcement,
With nearly 10 of those working in a digital forensic lab. Matt has worked on all types of cases ranging from thefts to high profile homicides.

He appeared in Dick Wolf’s Criminal Confessions where he discussed some of the work he did in a murder case which gained international attention.

Matt taught Mobile Device Forensics for two years with IACIS, and has also served as an instructor for Cellebrite’s CCO, CCPA, and CASA courses.

Heather Mahalik is the Senior Director of Digital Intelligence at Cellebrite. She advises on strategic digital intelligence operations and educates DFIR professionals on the latest challenges in the space and how Cellebrite helps address them. For more than 19 years, Heather has worked on high-stress and high-profile cases, investigating everything from child exploitation to Osama Bin Laden's digital media. She has helped law enforcement, eDiscovery firms, and the federal government extract and manually decode artifacts used in solving investigations around the world.

Heather is the co-author of Practical Mobile Forensics, currently a best seller from Pack't Publishing and serves as a the DFIR Curriculum Lead, Senior Instructor, and author for FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth at the SANS Institute.