Call for Papers – 6th Annual Digital Forensic Research Workshop

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers, practitioners, and educators interested in digital forensics. We welcome the participation of people in industry, government, law enforcement, and academia who are interested in advancing the state of the art in digital forensics by sharing their results, knowledge, and experiences. The accepted papers will be published in printed proceedings.

Important Dates

Papers, demo, and panels submission deadline: April 21, 2006
Author notification: May 21, 2006
Camera-ready copies due: June 21, 2006
Workshop dates: August 14-16, 2006

Follow link below for full details…Topics of Interest

We are looking for research papers, demo proposals, and panel proposals. Major areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

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– Incident response and live analysis
– OS and application analysis
– Multimedia analysis
– File system analysis
– Memory analysis
– Network analysis
– Data hiding and recovery
– Event reconstruction
– Large-scale investigations
– Data mining techniques
– Automated searching
– Tool testing and development
– Digital evidence storage formats
– Digital evidence and the law
– Traceback and attribution
– Physical media analysis
– Case studies and trend reports
– Non-traditional approaches to forensic analysis


Papers must be written in English and should not be longer than 10 single spaced, double column pages. All papers should illustrate the applicability of their work to practical issues. Papers must not significantly duplicate work that has been presented or published elsewhere. The papers will be published in printed proceedings.

Panel proposals should be one to three pages and clearly describe the topic, its relevance and a list of potential panelists and their biographies.

Proposals for demonstrations of proof of concept and research-based tools are welcome. Proposals should describe the tool, its relevance to one of the topics listed above, and space/equipment needs (e.g., power, networking, etc.)

Paper submissions must be in PDF format. Panel and demo proposals can be in either plain text or PDF. Submission details will be posted at

Organizing Committee

Frank Adelstein (ATC-NY) David Baker (MITRE) Brian Carrier (Purdue University) Eoghan Casey (Stroz Friedberg) Dan Kalil (Air Force Research Lab, Assured Information Security) Chet Maciag (Air Force Research Lab) Daryl Pfeif (Digital Forensics Solutions) Golden G. Richard, III (University of New Orleans) Marcus Rogers (Purdue University) Vassil Roussev (University of New Orleans) Wietse Venema (IBM)

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