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Paraben Purchases SIMCon-SIM Content Controller

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 (21:18:36)
Paraben(R) Corporation has announced that it has acquired SIMCon, a popular SIM Card forensic tool. Paraben has already integrated the technology into SIM Card Seizure, its own product for SIM Card forensics. Paraben has also integrated the technology from SIMCon into its popular cell phone and PDA forensic software - Device Seizure. "I'm very excited for what this will do for the digital forensics industry," said Svein Willassen, creator of SIMCon...
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AMCIS 2007: Digital Forensics and its Role in Security, Law and Accounting

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 (17:01:51)
AMCIS 2007 Colorado: http://www.biz.colostate.edu/amcis07/
TRACK: Security & Privacy
MINI-TRACK: Digital Forensics and its Role in Security, Law and
DATES: August 9-12, 2007
LOCATION: Keystone, Colorado, USA

Papers Due: Monday, March 5, 2007 Notification of Acceptance: Monday,
April 16, 2007 Camera Ready Copy Due: Monday, April 30, 2007
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The Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law - Issue 4

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 (16:56:05)
Information on the fourth issue of the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL) is now available as follows:

Volume 1 Number 4, 2006
Published: December 31, 2006
ISSN: 1558-7215 (print)
ISSN: 1558-7223 (online)
Journal Website: http://www.jdfsl.org
Issue Abstracts: http://www.jdfsl.org/subscriptions/issues.htm
Editor-in-Chief: Glenn S. Dardick, Longwood University, Virginia, USA
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ADFSL 2007 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 (16:50:58)
ADFSL 2007 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law
VENUE: Arlington, Virginia USA on April 18-20, 2007
KEYNOTE: Jim Christy, Director of the Defense Cyber Crime Institute

The ADFSL 2007 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law will be
held in Arlington, Virginia USA on April 18-20, 2007
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Cybercrime Summit 2007

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 (16:42:24)
The Atlanta Chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), in partnership with the CyberCrime Institute (CCI) at Kennesaw State University, is holding the 5th Annual Cybercrime Summit on March 19 - 23, 2007. Nationally recognized, the Cybercrime Summit brings together over 400 computer security professionals and law enforcement officials representing federal, state and local agencies across the United States and various countries around the world...
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The problems of computer forensics and aggressive law enforcement

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 (14:04:57)
Substitute teacher Julie Amero faces up to 40 years in prison but the facts strongly suggest that she was wrongfully convicted. Many issues remain, from the need for an independent computer forensics investigation and the presence of spyware and adware on the machine, to bad or incomplete legal work on both sides of this criminal case...

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Mobile forensics turns up heat on suspects

Monday, February 12, 2007 (14:15:54)
Police forces in the UK and worldwide already use Guidance Software's EnCase computer forensics package, most famously in the interminable cash for honours investigation. Now the firm is set to announce an expansion into mobile with a package it's calling Neutrino. The ongoing trial of the alleged failed 21/7 bombers has seen mobile phone evidence used extensively. In 2002 linguistics experts were brought in to give evidence during the Danielle Jones murder trial, when it was shown her uncle had used her phone to dupe family into believing she was still alive. A police source told us: "It's [a suspect's mobile phone] one of the first things we look for in serious crimes these days..."

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K&F Consulting Publishes 2007 Prices for Forensic Auditing, E-Discovery Services

Monday, February 12, 2007 (14:13:46)
K&F Consulting, Inc., a provider of litigation support and electronic data discovery services, has published its 2007 price list for professional services. Founding principal Greg Fordham said K&F's pricing structure reflects a very slight increase in rates for e-discovery and document imaging services, although the company's prices for services continues to be at midpoint or slightly below midpoint in when compared to others in the industry segment...

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Computer Forensics and the Menomonie Police Department

Saturday, February 10, 2007 (14:00:18)
Technology moves at a fast pace. It moves ahead. The majority of people have computers now,” said Sergeant Andy Crouse of the Menomonie Police Department (MPD). The use of computers in law enforcement is growing, whether the crime was committed via computers — such as distributing CP — or whether the evidence in a drug case was retrieved from a hard drive and used to prosecute the criminal. Crime now “knows no tax districts, jurisdictions or boundaries,” said Crouse. Chief Todd Chaney of the Altoona Police Department, who often works with the computer forensics experts in Menomonie as well as other area law enforcement personnel, stated that computer forensics capabilities are “a critical need in law enforcement today, and are also a critical deficiency.” Law enforcement at all levels and jurisdictions, from local community police to state criminologists to federal agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are finding themselves short of staff, short of equipment and, in some cases, short of technical training when it comes to recent developments in computer forensics...

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Post your questions for John Patzakis (Guidance Software)

Friday, February 09, 2007 (12:42:27)
Please post your questions for John Patzakis of Guidance Software (the makers of EnCase) in the interviews forum. John is the latest member of the forensic community to agree to be interviewed and I hope to be able to bring results of the interviews with Jesse Kornblum and Brian Carrier by the end of the month. There are also a number of others waiting to be interviewed (see the open topics in the forum) so please take advantage of this opportunity to post your questions! - Jamie
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