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European experts to analyze electronic evidence in EU Courts

Thursday, February 09, 2006 (16:46:30)
The city of Florence will host next 17th February the meeting of the multidisciplinary researchers that are working together on the European Project about the Admissibility of the Electronic Evidence in EU Courts (A.E.E.C.). This innovative project is financially supported by the European Commission and the Spanish company Cybex, intending to solve the deep legal gap when presenting and admitting evidence in electronic support before the EU Courts of Justice...

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Grand Traverse County looks to battle computer crimes

Wednesday, February 08, 2006 (22:11:49)
Grand Traverse County wants more training for sheriff's deputies to combat an "alarming" rise in computer-based crimes. Undersheriff Nathan Alger said the department asked the county board for approximately $10,000 previously earmarked for vehicles to expand the department's computer forensic capabilities...

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Vogon - New age sleuths

Monday, February 06, 2006 (19:05:34)
Since 2002, Vogon International LLC has operated a sophisticated data recovery lab in Norman. The lab, which serves clients throughout the U.S., Canada and South America, uses proprietary software to recover data from computer hard drives and backup tapes. The lab’s recovery techniques rescue computer information that can be used as legal evidence to expose those behind the full spectrum of electronic criminal activity...

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Microsoft security chief attacks government

Saturday, February 04, 2006 (00:31:27)
Ed Gibson, Microsoft UK's chief security advisor, has hit out at the lack of effective channels for cybercrime reporting and claimed that better desktop-level protection is the key to effective security...

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Basis Technology Launches Digital Forensics Initiative

Friday, February 03, 2006 (09:11:26)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 31, 2006—Basis Technology announced today the launch of an initiative to create the next generation of digital forensics products, and the appointment of two renowned experts to lead this effort. Brian Carrier, author of one of the standard reference books on forensics "File System Forensic Analysis," will join Basis Technology as Director of the recently created Digital Forensics Group. Mr. Carrier is also well known as the author of two widely used open-source forensics tools, Sleuth Kit and Autopsy. He expects to receive his Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue University this spring.
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Kroll Ontrack Completes Acquisition of Norway's Ibas Holdings

Thursday, February 02, 2006 (19:19:25)
Kroll Ontrack Inc., the data recovery and legal technologies subsidiary of Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Ibas Holdings ASA, a leading Norwegian-based provider of data recovery, data erasure and computer forensics services. Effective today, Ibas becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroll Ontrack AS, a newly-formed Norwegian entity.
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The Role of Computer Forensics in Law Enforcement

Wednesday, February 01, 2006 (19:00:42)
Examples of the analysis of computer evidence are abundant today in the popular media, particularly in television shows ranging from the Law & Order franchise to Court TV's Forensic Files. And, as we have come to expect from television, there is a grain of truth in the oversimplification (or gross distortion) of the facts...

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Police get 25,000 IP addresses in manhunt

Tuesday, January 31, 2006 (20:01:50)
AMSTERDAM, NL — Detectives investigating the Louis Sévèke case took possession of data on people who visited the political activist's website. Family and friends said on Tuesday the police have an estimated 25,000 unique Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. The police told the family the details are currently being preserved but not examined...

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DHS cybersecurity budget grows to fight computer crime

Monday, January 30, 2006 (17:11:35)
With computer crimes on the increase, the Homeland Security Department is preparing to beef up its cybersecurity capabilities by increasing the budget of the National Cyber Security Division, home to the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). At a Jan. 24 round table on cybercrime hosted by Symantec Corp., Andy Purdy, acting director of NCSD, said the budget for his organization is expected to grow by $25 million in fiscal 2007—a significant increase, given that the division’s budget for this year is about $79 million...

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Sebek 3: tracking the attackers, part one

Sunday, January 29, 2006 (00:26:08)
It has become increasingly important for security professionals to deploy new detection mechanisms to track and capture an attacker's activities. Third Generation (GenIII) Honeynets provide all the components and tools required to gather this information at the deepest level. Sebek is the primary data capture tool for GenIII Honeynets...

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