Digital Forensics Research Update: May 2022

Research published last month covered a wide range of issues in digital forensics, from limitations and challenges to new tools and techniques and lessons for those in higher education. Digital forensic techniques, now and in the future The National Institute… Read more

DFRWS-EU 2022: The Future of Digital Forensics Is Now

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Moving digital forensics forward in terms of methods and frameworks, as well as organizational and cross-cultural collaboration, was an overarching theme of this year’s European Union edition of the Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS).  After 40 years, mainstays like file… Read more

Forging Trust in Digital Forensics as Technology Evolves

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February’s publications continued a trending topic in recent research: establishing reliability in forensic science as a whole, and digital forensics particularly. Even as some works explored the decryption of encrypted data, and the use of “hacked” data from encrypted devices,… Read more

Research Roundup: Problem Solving In Digital Forensics

Digital forensics research last month fell fairly neatly into two categories, each of which sought to solve bigger problems in the field. In the first category is ensuring quality via frameworks such as service levels, better supporting first responders, reporting,… Read more