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TVN's Studio content digitally watermarked

Wednesday, November 23, 2005 (18:31:21)
In a recent announcement TVN Entertainment outlined that it will be using Widevine's Mensor technology to watermark its entire VOD content line up. In the emerging digital forensics market, fingerprinting and watermarking provide another layer of security that enables content owners, aggregrators and service providers to identify and track where, when and to what device content is distributed...

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UK MP tables modernisation of Computer Misuse Act

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 (18:43:47)
In summer 2003, the then e-crime minister Caroline Flint promised to answer growing disquiet about Britain's computer crime laws by strengthening the Computer Misuse Act. But if a week is a long time in politics, a year and a half seems like an eternity, and with little sign of progress, businesses are beginning to wonder just how serious the government is. The acid test will come in March 2006, when the government faces the choice of backing a 10 minute rule bill by Glasgow South MP Tom Harris to update the Computer Misuse Act...

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Dealing with the data mountain

Monday, November 21, 2005 (18:22:42)
The sheer number and volume of current storage devices can be tough for the average computer user to handle, but what about computer investigators that must look for criminal information? Criminals try to hide information on their 200 GByte harddrives and portable devices like an iPod or cellular phone, but computer forensic investigators can usually recover the data. Andy Spruill, Director of the Professional Services Division at Guidance Software, talked with TG Daily about past investigations and how he deals with the vast mountain of data...

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Real Digital Forensics

Saturday, November 19, 2005 (00:44:06)
Another computer forensics book hits the shelves, along with accompanying website:

http://www.realdigitalforensics.com/

If anyone's read it please post a review to the forums.

Computer forensics: Donning your detective hat

Friday, November 18, 2005 (18:42:31)
"Quincy, ME," the 1970s TV series, showed the dramatic potential of medical examiners. We're waiting now for the premier of "Quincy, CF." Computer forensics is playing an increasingly important role in thwarting wrongdoers at the federal, state and local level...

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How CSI got computer forensics wrong

Friday, November 18, 2005 (00:12:19)
A team of computer forensic investigators has pointed out that a character in a recent episode of hit TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation failed to follow a basic rule of looking for evidence: don't switch on the computer...

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Electronic data legislation in the UK

Thursday, November 17, 2005 (17:35:19)
From casual e-mails to information on your iPod, electronic data can now be required as court evidence. Jonathon Crook, Jonathan Tardif and Andrew Szczech assess the business implications following recent changes to the Civil Procedure Rules...

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Computer expert rebuts claim that images were not deliberately downloaded

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 (20:38:55)
Photos and documents from a web site that are on Spokane, Wash., mayor James E. West's City Hall computer were put there deliberately, a computer expert said. The affidavit from Josiah P. Roloff, of Global CompuSearch LLC, rebutted West's contention that much of the material was automatically placed on his computer while he surfed web sites...

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High tech hunt underway in pilfering of SSJID’s files

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 (20:53:06)
A computer forensic expert is continuing to pour over hundreds of South San Joaquin Irrigation District files that were “improperly accessed” to determine who — if anyone — should be pursued for prosecution...

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FBI Hunkered in The Bunker

Monday, November 14, 2005 (18:35:03)
Imagine you have this going for you: the best the world's only super power can give you in personnel, intelligence, hardware and software with cost overruns no problem. Meet Steve Martinez, cyber G-man...

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