Opinion: Is ISO17025 The Right Standard For Digital Forensics?

by Rich2005

Standardisation is currently the subject of animated discussion among digital forensic examiners worldwide. In this opinion piece, Rich2005 looks at the challenges of the ISO17025 standard for digital forensics and why it might not be the best choice Read more

Charlatans In Digital Forensics

by James Zjalic

There’s a topic that is rarely publicized in the world of digital forensics, but is well known to those within the field and stories are often traded between experts when they meet at conferences and conventions. That … Read more

ISO 17025 For Digital Forensics – Yay Or Nay

by Robert Merriott

“Much of the digital forensic community desires to have their evidence seen in court as forensically sound and bulletproof, yet do not want to go through the rigors that other traditional forensic sciences have done to prevent … Read more

Digital Forensics: Iron Bars, Cement And Superglue

by James Zjalic

When most people think of digital forensics they think of CSI Miami: hackers in hoodies and Mission Impossible type biometrics. But under the superficial exterior, there is a framework of laws, regulations, best practices, guidelines, and standards … Read more

Challenges Of ISO 17025 Accreditation – Survey Results

A group of forensic practitioners has recently conducted a survey into the ISO 17025 scheme – its effectiveness, and its relevance for digital forensics.

The survey was conducted using Google Forms and was aimed at forensic practitioners on the front … Read more