Charles P. Guzis
Chuck Guzis is one of the principal founders of NTI. He provides advice based on his extensive experience with software companies and as a utility software developer. He also has developed several of NTI's computer forensics software tools. Mr. Guzis is also the President of Sydex, Inc. which is located in Eugene, Oregon. Sydex has specialized in the development of custom low level software applications and computer hardware devices.
Mr. Guzis has specialized expertise writing low level software utilities which directly access floppy diskettes, tape drives and hard disk drives. He is considered by many to be one of the few experts in the world regarding these specialized technical areas. He has been under contract to large corporations, such as IBM, to develop specialized software and computer hardware for specialized corporate needs. Mr. Guzis is also the author of several computer forensics software utility programs which have become the standards used in the field of computer forensics by military, government and law enforcement agencies throughout the United States, Canada and other foreign countries, e.g., SafeBack, AnaDisk, and CopyQM. These programs were acquired by NTI in March 2000 from Sydex, Inc. and Mr. Guzis continues to provide software upgrade support for these unique forensic and security review products. He is also an expert concerning computer networks and in the development of forensic utilities for operating systems such as Unix, DOS, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT and Windows 2000.
Mr. Guzis previously has worked in leadership roles for Control Data Corporation, Durango Systems, Inc., Stellar Software Systems and Peritus International, Inc. He also has participated as a technical editor for some of the major computer technology authors in the writing of books and publications which are popular with computer users worldwide. Mr. Guzis has a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Computer Science. He is also mentioned in the book, Computer Forensics, Computer Crime Scene Investigations by John R. Vacca concerning his pioneering work in the development of SafeBack.