Helping clients protect and recover value through proactive cyber risk identification and management, and rapid action in response to a breach.
Helping clients to manage risk and regulatory compliance and respond to incidents of financial crime.
Uncover, analyse and clarify facts at the centre of disputes, frauds and other sensitive commercial matters.
Providing advisory and accelerated implementation services to the public and private sector.
Assists clients to grow, protect and recover value in their real estate portfolios.
Working with organisations to stabilise the business or to recover value on behalf of stakeholders.
We are Asia-Pacific’s trusted advisers in cybersecurity, financial crime, forensic, performance improvement, real estate and restructuring.
Our reach is global with offices across Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Singapore.
KordaMentha staff are actively engaged in giving back to their communities.
| Forensic, Cybersecurity, Forensic Technology
“Organisations falling victim to cyber crime are subject to incalculable reputational and operational damage. The biggest risk is not being prepared."
A former detective from the Queensland Police High Tech Crime Investigation Unit, Brendan’s experience in investigating criminal and civil matters helps clients to navigate technologies and their use in the collection and preservation of evidence.
With over 19 years’ experience in giving evidence in criminal and civil cases, Brendan assists clients in stressful situations by clarifying technology.
Brendan specialises in the investigation of cyber incidents and has an open, collaborative style. He communicates clearly with any audience regardless of the complexity of the issues.
Brendan has been appointed as an independent expert in a number of matters before the Supreme Court of Queensland and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission relating to matters of intellectual property theft, fraud, misconduct as well as civil matters.
Brendan has extensive experience in the preparation of expert reports, affidavits and giving oral testimony in proceedings.
Within the community, Brendan is the current Secretary of the Brisbane chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Digital forensic and incident response investigations (DFIR)Fraud investigation and InterviewingForensic discovery.
Masters of Information Technology, QUTRelativityOne CertificationEssential Forensic Techniques I – BlackBag TechnologiesCertified Computer Examiner (CCE) Boot CampEnCase Computer Forensics II, Guidance Software Corporation Network Investigators Course (Conducted by the Hong Kong Police).
Secretary for Brisbane chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
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