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Guidance Software Adds Patrick Zeller to Legal and Regulatory Team

Wednesday, January 25, 2006 (11:50:36)
Guidance Software announced today that it has added Chicago-based litigator Patrick Zeller to the Legal and Regulatory team as assistant general counsel. As both a former assistant attorney general focused on computer crime and as eDiscovery and litigation counsel with the national law firm of Seyfarth Shaw, Zeller's career focus addresses the myriad of legal and compliance issues surrounding high technology...

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Notre Dame probes hack of computer system

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 (11:06:15)
Two computer-forensic companies are helping the University of Notre Dame investigate an electronic break-in that may have exposed the personal and financial information of school donors...

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Expansion imminent for computer forensics at Bloomsburg University (US)

Monday, January 23, 2006 (12:21:36)
Governor Rendell recently announced that Bloomsburg University will receive two state grants: a $200,000 grant to support the Greater Susquehanna Keystone Innovation Zone and a $63,000 grant to support the Pennsylvania Center for computer forensics research...

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Finding fraud in digital images (podcast)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 (11:08:36)
Associate professor of computer science Hany Farid is interested in detecting whether a digital image has been manipulated. Because digital images are found everywhere today, he explains that his research can be used to examine images to see if they have been tampered with. This has immediate relevance for the fields of law, media, and science. In this podcast, he talks about his work in digital forensics and how it can be implemented...

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CERT's Virtual Training Environment (VTE) Open to Public

Friday, January 20, 2006 (17:50:06)
CERT's Virtual Training Environment (VTE), with more than 160 hours of multimedia-based instruction in information assurance and computer forensics, is now available to the public.

The Virtual Training Environment (VTE) is a Web-based knowledge library for Information Assurance, computer forensics and incident response, and other IT-related topics. VTE is produced by the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

http://vte.cert.org/
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Tracing An Email

Friday, January 20, 2006 (13:26:42)
The purpose of this guide is to show the process involved in tracing an email. The first step required to tracing an email is finding out the headers of the email. What are headers? Email headers are lines added at the top of an email message that are used by servers as the email goes on route to get delivered. Generally email clients only show the standard To, From, and Subject headers, but there are more...

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New computer forensics lab cracks down on identity theft

Thursday, January 19, 2006 (12:46:42)
Pierce County is attacking identity theft with new technology and vigor that could warn potential victims sooner and lock up crooks longer. Investigators from the prosecutor’s office and sheriff’s department have opened a computer forensics lab that allows them to dig deeper into the hardware and software Pierce County law enforcement officers seize as part of identity theft cases...

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FBI: 90% of Organizations Face Computer Attack; 64% Incur Financial Loss

Thursday, January 19, 2006 (12:44:58)
The FBI reports that 9 out of 10 organizations in the country are victims of some sort of computer security incident, and one-fifth are hit more than 20 times a year. Almost two-thirds suffer financial loss as a result of the cyber incidents. The 2005 FBI Computer Crime Survey is based on responses from a cross-section of more than 2,000 public and private organizations...

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TEAM MEMBER COMPUTER FORENSIC - VARIOUS LOCATIONS (AUSTRALIA)

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 (10:44:25)
The mission of the AFP is to provide dynamic and effective law enforcement to the people of Australia. It provides policing throughout Australia in relation to the prevention and detection of crimes against the Commonwealth, its laws and integrity, and community police services to the Community of the ACT. Applications are invited from highly motivated, innovative self starters who are persistent and have accurate problem solving skills. Applicants will have a strong IT background which can be readily applied to a challenging career in the Australian Federal Police Computer Forensic Team. To be part of this highly motivated enthusiastic, results oriented forensic team, applicants will have a passion for computer forensic investigative analysis. It is essential that applicants are suitably qualified (relevant tertiary qualifications or relevant industry experience in the IT field)...

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Widevine opens European offices in Cambridge, Lisbon

Monday, January 16, 2006 (14:13:54)
Widevine Technologies, a provider of downloadable content protection and digital forensics solutions, has opened two European offices in Lisbon, Portugal, and Cambridge, England. ..

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