Privacy Policy

CyanLine LLC is a NJ-based company that focuses on the prevention and detection of, and response to cyber incidents. Founded by Steven Branigan in 2004, CyanLine serves both the victims of high-tech cyber crime, as well as the law enforcement agencies that pursue perpetrators, and helps individuals, companies, and agencies acquire top-of-the-line network security.

At CyanLine we provide our services in a professional and confidential manner that is client-focused and results-driven. Innovation is at the core of everything we do, whether it is conducting an incident response, a security assessment, or research and development to ensure that our forensic products and services are at the leading edge of the computer forensics industry.

CyanLine offers custom forensic and network security solutions that are applied by forensic practitioners who have years of experience and acclaimed nation-wide reputations. Our forensic products have been designed with the most up-to-date technology to deliver truly reliable results. Our hard work and expertise provide client satisfaction that makes us one of the top forensic specialists in the industry.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors connect to the website we collect the data such as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Any information input into the Contact Us form is retained for customer experience improvement. This information includes: Name, Email, Address, Phone Number, Company, Website and the message you sent to us.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

CyanLine, LLC does NOT share data with third party sources or vendors. CyanLine, LLC will never sell your information under any circumstance. The information we collect is used to improve user and customer experience’s only.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

CyanLine, LLC retains customer contact information for in-house marketing purposes only. CyanLine, LLC will never share your contact information with any vendor, or a third-party.

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