About Us

Octo Digital Forensics, under the leadership of CEO Derick Downs, is a prominent and reputable provider of digital investigation services. As a company, we are driven by a passion for uncovering the truth in the digital realm and assisting clients in navigating complex investigative challenges.

With a strong team of skilled professionals and cutting-edge technology at our disposal, we offer comprehensive solutions for a wide range of digital forensic needs. From data recovery and cell phone extractions to expert witness testimonials and more, our expertise covers various areas of digital investigations.


Private Investigations
Corporate Investigations
Background Reports
Surveillance Investigations
Unclaimed Assets

Mission Statement

At Octo Digital Forensics, our mission is to be at the forefront of the digital forensic industry, providing exceptional services that uncover truth, empower justice, and safeguard the integrity of digital information.

At Octo Digital Forensics, we are driven by our mission to bring clarity to complex digital landscapes, uncover the truth, and serve as trusted partners to our clients. Our unwavering dedication to excellence, integrity, and justice guides us in our pursuit of uncovering the facts that matter most.

Our Goal

At Octo Digital Forensics, our primary objective is to find the facts. We understand the importance of accurate information and its impact on decision-making processes. Whether it’s for legal proceedings, corporate investigations, or personal matters, we are committed to uncovering the truth.


Our Strategy

At Octo Digital Forensics, we have strategically positioned ourselves to meet the diverse needs of an expanding client base, ensuring a strong foundation for future business growth. Our comprehensive range of services caters to a wide spectrum of digital forensic requirements, providing tailored solutions to address unique challenges.

Our Commitment

Our Commitment: Confidentiality, Timeliness, and Client-Centric Solutions

At Octo Digital Forensics in San Diego, California, we are deeply committed to our clients and their unique investigative needs. We hold a strong market position dedicated to delivering exceptional services.

Confidentiality is at the core of our operations. We understand the sensitive nature of the information entrusted to us, and we prioritize the utmost discretion in every aspect of our work. Our team of expert investigators ensures that all reporting is handled with the highest level of confidentiality, safeguarding our clients’ privacy and protecting their interests.

We recognize the importance of timeliness in investigative matters. Our clients rely on us to provide timely and accurate information, and we are committed to delivering results within the agreed-upon timeframes. With efficient processes and a proactive approach, we strive to provide timely updates, progress reports, and final findings, ensuring that our clients are well-informed throughout the investigative process.

As a dynamic agency, we are constantly expanding our services and developing innovative programs to better serve our clients. We stay abreast of the latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices to offer cutting-edge solutions. Our commitment to continuous improvement allows us to stay ahead of the curve and provide our clients with the most effective and efficient investigative services available.

Communication is the cornerstone of our business. We believe that open and transparent communication is essential for building strong and lasting relationships with our clients. We actively engage with our clients, listening to their needs, understanding their objectives, and tailoring our approach to meet their specific requirements. Our dedicated team ensures that effective communication channels are established and maintained, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment throughout the investigative process.

At Octo Digital Forensics in San Diego, our commitment is to be part of the solution. We are driven by a passion for delivering exceptional investigative services, and we go above and beyond to ensure that our clients’ needs are met with the highest level of professionalism, integrity, and excellence.


Book A Discovery CaLL

Every case or situation is unique.  In order to understand the best game plan for your situation requires us to fully understand what is going on, what evidence you have, what outcome you are seeking, and many more factors.  Please schedule a call with one of our licensed investigators.