November 10th, 2023 meeting

DATE:November 10th, 2023
TIME:2:00pm to 4:00pm (PST)
VENUE:Zoom Online meeting
TOPIC:Artificial intelligence – the end of humanity or another Y2K moment?
PRESENTER: Alain Filotto


This presentation is an overview of the recent developments in artificial intelligence and it’s tools, including chatGPT. Topics covered: What is artificial intelligence? How is chatGPT different from a web search? What are the pros and cons of AI? How can criminals use artificial intelligence and what are some of its perils? And finally, how should governments and companies handle this technology?


Alain has been working with digital evidence for over 15 years, including with his company, Alphafox Forensics. He is a retired Sergeant of the RCMP with 29 years of policing experience. The last 10 years of his career were spent with the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services as an examiner and team leader. He is a graduate of the computer forensics program of BCIT. He is certified as a computer and mobile forensic examiner and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds other certifications, including being an EnCase Certified Examiner and a court-recognized computer and mobile forensics expert. He has supported major investigations as an examiner including internet child exploitation, commercial crimes, organized crime, and national security.