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Code of Ethics

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Forensic Examiners at PCR Digital Forensics Inc. follow the Code of Ethics set forth by the ISFCE (International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners):

A Certified Computer Examiner will at all times:

  • Demonstrate commitment and diligence in performance of assigned duties
  • Demonstrate integrity in completing professional assignments
  • Maintain the utmost objectivity in all forensic examinations and accurately present findings
  • Conduct examinations based on established, validated procedures
  • Abide by the highest moral and ethical standards and abide by the Code of the ISFCE
  • Testify truthfully in all matters before any board, court or proceeding
  • Avoid any action that would knowingly present a conflict of interest
  • Comply with all legal orders of the courts
  • Thoroughly examine all evidence within the scope of the engagement

A Certified Computer Examiner will never:

  • Withhold any relevant evidence
  • Reveal any confidential matters or knowledge learned in an examination without an order from a court of competent jurisdiction or with the express permission of the client
  • Express an opinion on the guilt or innocence of any party
  • Engage in any unethical or illegal conduct
  • Knowingly undertake an assignment beyond his or her ability
  • Misrepresent education, training or credentials
  • Show bias or prejudice in findings or examinations
  • Exceed authorization in conducting examinations