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Organisations need a digital evidence plan

Thursday, September 22, 2005 (09:05:58)
Businesses could lose legal disputes and miss out on insurance claims because of their inability to collect and preserve computer and internet-based evidence, experts have warned. While firms are investing heavily in disaster recovery plans for low-probability events such as fire or terrorism, many are failing to identify and preserve important digital evidence required to tackle more frequent incidents, such as payment disputes, employment tribunals and fraud...

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What's on your hard drive?

Saturday, September 17, 2005 (17:15:59)
Companies and consumers are failing to take note of the importance of properly cleaning data off their hard drives before selling or discarding them. And with a proliferation of removable storage media such as compact flash cards and SD cards falling in price the problem of sensitive data being discarded is getting worse. Data recovery specialist Disklabs recently bought 100 second-hand hard drives and 50 used memory cards and found documents such as CVs and accounting spreadsheets with names and mobile phone numbers...

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Cyber Crime Fears Grow in the Bahamas

Friday, September 16, 2005 (13:32:38)
Attorney General Alfred Sears said on Tuesday the use of computers in criminal activity within the financial industry is growing. Minister Sears made the comment after giving opening remarks at the Caribbean Cyber crime workshop at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel in downtown Nassau. Drawing scores of participants from countries like St. Lucia, Belize, Antigua & Barbuda, the United States, Grenada, Jamaica, Belize and Jamaica, the three-day seminar is aimed at providing essential background information to help improve cyber crime investigations...

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Missouri Southern State University purchases LogiCube MD5

Wednesday, September 14, 2005 (12:30:52)
The Criminal Justice Department at Missouri Southern State University recently purchased a LogiCube MD5 to enhance its Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) program.The MD5 is used by the F.B.I., D.E.A., A.T.F., Interpol and other major international law enforcement agencies to secure critical evidence from computer hard drives during crime scene investigations...

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RCFL Network Launches 9th Laboratory

Saturday, September 10, 2005 (11:05:54)
The Northwest Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (NWRCFL) officially opened yesterday in Portland, Oregon. The NWRCFL will supply digital forensics expertise and training to hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout all of Oregon and southwestern Washington. The NWRCFL is the ninth laboratory to join a national network of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) affiliated digital evidence facilities. Five additional RCFLs are scheduled to open by the end of 2006 in cities around the country...

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