John Simek


Mr. Simek is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., an information technology, digital forensics and information security firm located in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Simek has a national reputation as a digital forensics technologist and has testified as an expert witness throughout the United States. He holds a degree in engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University.

Mr. Simek holds the prestigious CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification. He is also holds multiple technical certifications for diverse technologies to include Microsoft, Novell, mobile devices and computer networking environments. Mr. Simek is also a member of the High Tech Crime Network as well as the American Bar Association and the Fairfax Bar Association.

He currently provides information technology support to hundreds of area law firms, legal entities and corporations. He is a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast Digital Detectives and a co-author of fifteen books to include Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Lawyers, 2nd Edition (American Bar Association 2016), Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers (American Bar Association, 2015) and The 2008-2017 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide: Critical Decisions Made Simple (American Bar Association, 2008-2017) as well as other titles. He is a frequent author and speaker on information security, legal technology and electronic evidence throughout the country. He blogs at youritconsultant.senseient.com and may be reached at jsimek@senseient.com.

My Sessions

60 in 60

This year, TECHSHOW combines the best of “60 Sites,” “60 Tips,” and “Gadgets and Gizmos” into one rollicking, fast-paced session. We say goodbye to TECHSHOW 2018 with an hour of the latest in apps, work hacks, hot technologies, and more.


A Tour of the Dark Web: Dangers and Discovery

Experts believe 96% of Internet information is not visible via traditional search engines. Within this Deep Web is a more dangerous place called the Dark Web, which can be a trove of valuable information. We’ll take you on a tour of the Dark Web, and you’ll learn how to access it, the precautions you should […]


Protecting Your Firm from Ransomware Attacks

Nowadays, ransomware attacks occur in firms of all sizes, with criminals encrypting client files and demanding payment for their release. With common sense and preparation, you can minimize the effects of a ransomware incident. Our experts will share true stories of law firm ransomware events, show how to prepare for and respond to an attack, […]


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