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UK police want new computer powers

Wednesday, August 03, 2005 (15:21:47)
The UK Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) has called for new powers to allow police to tackle rogue websites, and make withholding encryption keys a criminal offence. The new proposals are buried inside a long and sometimes controversial list of powers the influential body would like the government to consider enacting through legislation in the light of the special demands posed by terrorist investigations...

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Kroll Ontrack Named Most Used Electronic Discovery Service Provider

Wednesday, August 03, 2005 (11:14:09)
This week, the editors of "Law Office Computing" announced the winners of the 11th Annual Reader's Choice Awards. This year's survey results recognized Kroll Ontrack as one of the most used service providers in the electronic discovery category. Electronic discovery has been its own category in the annual survey for two years and this marks the second year in a row that Kroll Ontrack has been chosen by the readers of LOC as their electronic discovery provider of choice...

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Retired officer returns to computer policing

Tuesday, August 02, 2005 (10:43:04)
Some forensic experts look at fingerprints, blood or other evidence to solve a crime. Rudy Jones searches computer hard drives. "Computers are used in every aspect of today's society," said Jones, a 53-year-old York County resident. "People use the computer for everything from record keeping, bill paying and shopping, and along with that convenience comes all of the associated crimes of yesterday." Last month, Jones retired after 31 years with the Virginia State Police. But less than two weeks later, he accepted a job with the Hampton Police Division to help detectives investigate crimes...

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Turiss LLC Opens Washington State Office

Tuesday, August 02, 2005 (10:37:07)
Turiss LLC, a digital investigations and information protection firm headquartered in Reston, Virginia, today announced the opening of a new office in Washington state to provide for the computer and cyber security needs of clients on the West Coast and the Pacific Northwest. The office is located in Richland, Washington.

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CyberSecurity to Offer New Certification Process

Monday, August 01, 2005 (11:25:41)
CyberSecurity Institute announced yesterday that testing for the CyberSecurity Forensics Analyst (CSFA) certification will begin in November of this year, with overview sessions for the process kicking off this September. The new certification process stresses the skills needed for real world forensic analysis, cyber-crime solving and case management.