The DFRWS 2007 File Carving Challenge has been posted: http://www.dfrws.org/2007/challenge/
This year’s challenge builds upon last year’s and adds more file types and scenarios. File carving is the process of extracting files from data using file type specific knowledge, such as header and footer values or internal data structures. Different approaches to file carving result in different error rates and the goal of this challenge is to develop AUTOMATED file carving programs that are efficient and have low false positive rates.
Challenge submissions are due July 9, 2007. The Challenge Organizers (Brian Carrier, Eoghan Casey, and Wietse Venema).
Paper submissions for the general conference are due April 2, 2007.