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Anti-paedophile police fight child porn 'epidemic'

Thursday, June 19, 2014 (09:54:12)
The internet trade in images that show child sex abuse is now "an epidemic", according to the head of the global initiative to combat the problem.

Police officers from around the world serve on the Virtual Global Taskforce.

Its chairman, Ian Quinn, tells the BBC there has been an "explosion" in cases handled by US authorities.

The US alone has 61 Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) units, each made up of state, local police and federal agents...

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Town receives device to help track online child predators

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (12:13:21)
The Town of Rocky Mount Police Department was presented with a "Cop in a Box" at the Altavista Moose Family Center in Altavista on Wednesday last week.

The "Cop in a Box" laptop computer includes a U.S. Department of Justice-certified high-tech program created to offer cost-effective protection to children from online predators.

"This will allow us to do some computer forensics and investigative forensics including data recovery," said Lt. Danny Brabham with the RMPD. "I've been told that it's a cure for what we need..."

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Computer Forensics & Mobile Forensic Analysis Combined in P2 Commander

Friday, June 06, 2014 (16:26:14)
Paraben Corporation has announced the release of P2 Commander v3.6. This new version adds the ability to analyze mobile device data acquired using Device Seizure into this comprehensive forensic analysis tool. Also added to this version is support for Outlook 2013 PST files, many other email analysis improvements, and much more.

“With smartphones and tablets becoming more like computers, the need for even more advanced analysis of data extracted from these devices is getting stronger and stronger,” stated Amber Schroader, CEO of Paraben Corporation. “This is just the first step integrating traditional computer forensic and mobile forensics which will make examiners more effective.” P2 Commander remains one of the most affordable, yet comprehensive analysis tools on the market today.
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EnCase Training Passport – Certification and Success Through Affordable Training

Thursday, June 05, 2014 (20:06:47)
Guidance Software’s EnCase products are industry standard for corporations and government agencies that need to conduct digital investigations. Capable of addressing every digital investigation scenario, EnCase products are used for e-discovery, cybersecurity, computer forensic investigations, information assurance and other mission critical functions. Like almost anything, the key to success in each of these areas is understanding how to use your tools. To meet that need, Guidance Software offers the Annual Training passport.

Basis Technology’s open source Autopsy 3 enhances digital forensics capabilities

Saturday, May 31, 2014 (11:27:36)
Cambridge, MA company Basis Technology, a major provider of multilingual search, text analytics and open source digital forensics software, has announced that it has launched an initiative with the U.S. DHS to develop law enforcement-specific features and add-on modules to its Autopsy 3 Open Source Digital Forensics platform.

Under the agreement, Basis Technology will leverage the input from law enforcement agencies nationwide with the support of DHS to provide a solution that addresses some of the most time consuming parts of the forensic investigation process: picture, video and timeline analysis...

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