What is the most urgent question facing digital forensics today? That in itself is not a question with a straightforward answer. At conferences and in research papers, academics and forensic practitioners around the world converge to anticipate the future of the discipline and work out how to overcome some of the more challenging aspects of the field.
In September 2015, Forensic Focus ran a survey of digital forensic practitioners. Almost five hundred people responded, giving their opinions on a wide range of subjects from current challenges to child protection.
The question ‘In your opinion, what is the biggest challenge facing digital forensic investigators today?’ prompted a plethora of answers.