Incorporated in 1999

Certified Woman-Owned Business

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Our Story

Paraben provides solutions. We specialize in digital forensics, risk assessment, and security, but we love technology.  Our platforms data processing engines are renowned for the details we can pull from computers, email, mobile device, smartphones, and IoT devices. Paraben’s technology has been around since 1999 and we have always innovated. Paraben’s E3 Platform was the first tool with a unified interface to deal with all types of digital data.  Paraben offers solutions that build new capabilities into digital investigations. Paraben’s workflow optimizes team efforts and ensures the best data production.

Paraben’s technology is also a choice in companies. As a small business, we put the personal touch in our service, sales, and personal attention to the needs of our customers.

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Working with Paraben


22 years in business

We understand your struggles and strive for solutions


We believe in service

We treat our customers like we want to be treated and each one is a priority to us.

We are nerds and love technology

You have to love tech to beat tech and that is just what we do.

We stayed with our foundation

We have always focused our tools on DFIR and continue to support that community.

Our Team

Amber Schroader Founder & CEO
Ms. Schroader is the Founder and CEO of Paraben Corporation as well as the chief architect responsible for the design of Paraben’s extensive line of digital forensic solutions. As a pioneer in the field, Ms. Schroader has been key in developing new technology to help investigators with the extraction of digital evidence from hard drives, email, and handheld and mobile devices.
Ms. Schroader has been a leader in the field of computer forensics for over twenty years. During this time, she has developed and taught numerous courses for the computer forensic arena specializing in the field of wireless forensics, mobile technologies, email analysis and extraction, as well as network forensics. Ms. Schroader is also a sought after keynote speaker, expert witness and appeared on NBC Nightly News other national and international media.
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Ms. Schroader has extensive experience in dealing with a wide array of forensic investigators ranging from federal, state, local, and corporate. With an aggressive development schedule, Ms. Schroader continues to bring new and exciting technology to the computer forensic community world-wide and is dedicated to supporting the investigator through new technologies and training services that are being provided through Paraben Corporation. Ms. Schroader is involved in many different computer investigation organizations including The Institute of Computer Forensic Professionals (ICFP), HTCIA, and HTCC.
  • Nerd
  • Funny and Sarcastic
  • Extrovert
Greg Kipper, VP of Cyber

Greg Kipper is accomplished in the many areas that make up the world of cyber. From being an experienced solutions architect, emerging technology strategist, certified security professional, and five-time published author with strong practical experience in all aspects of information technology, cybersecurity, and proactive cyber threat response. As head of the Paraben consulting services, he maintains a wide range of knowledge. He is also a recognized cyber forensics expert and investigator who has worked several high-profile cases to include the Bernie Madoff scandal.

Greg has also established himself as a creative and strategic thought leader in emerging information technologies gaining the attention and trusted advisor status with the CTO offices of the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard as well as major financial institutions, Elsevier Publishing, and other Fortune 500 companies. Greg is also a keynote speaker and presenter at conferences and forums around the world and encompasses one of the most difficult things to find in today’s market…someone with proven technical abilities and insights coupled with business sense and strong business communication skills.
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  • Love of wine
  • zombie survival rate
Shannon Gomez, Dir of Sales
Shannon Gomez has been involved in technology sales for over fifteen years. Ms. Gomez started her career while at GA SED – Southern Electronic Distributor. Since that time, she moved to the digital forensic space while at ICS. She pioneered the company’s growth in the forensic space with its unique forensic hard drive duplicator. While she was moving ahead in the forensic space, Ms. Gomez also built up a strong channel relationship for the up and coming forensic technologies to fortify the market for more growth. Ms. Gomez continues to foster growth with her skills by joining Paraben Corporation as the Director of Sales. Ms. Gomez is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor Degree in Communications.
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  • enjoyment of live music

Senior Support Engineer

Kevin has been a foundation in the Paraben support team for 10 years. Kevin’s dedication to the Paraben customers goes well beyond work hours with volunteering to help them in his free time as well. Kevin has had a love of computers for many years and that love and passion come through with all of his time and effort he puts into Paraben. Kevin loves all the Paraben tools, but E3:DS has a special place in his heart because of the challenge it is as no two devices are the same. When it is time to unplug, Kevin takes it to the next level with his love of the outdoors and camping with his family.

Head of Customer Service

Alisha Cales is a graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Psychology. Her interest in people has made her pivotal as the customer service and channel relationship manager at Paraben Corporation. She has been with Paraben Corporation for multiple years and each year has made an impact in improving the customer experience. Ms. Cales has a strong philosophy on how to take care of the customer and make sure that they have everything they need to be successful in their investigations.

The Paraben Team

The Paraben Team is full of amazing people that love our tools. Many of them spend their time in other nerd activities, are avid travelers, and also love animals. At Paraben we are all part of one focus and that is our customers and our technology.


Edwin is the E3 Avatar and he guides you through the use of the Paraben E3 Forensic Platform with our training videos and YouTube videos. Edwin has been with the company for 3 years and enjoys hanging out with other avatars and playing chess online.

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