Digital Forensics Round-Up, October 19 2023

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views:


The State Of Digital Forensics And Incident Response 2023

The State of Digital Forensics and Incident Response 2023 survey from Binalyze and IDC is based on a survey conducted in June 2023 in five Middle East countries…

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Digital forensic vans a ‘game-changer’ for policing, says PDS

Devon and Cornwall Police is the latest force to deploy mobile digital forensic units, known as ‘digivans’. The vans house cutting-edge technology that enables officers to “exploit digital data evidence” at the scene of a crime. Recent evaluation conducted by the Police Digital Service (PDS) has found the capability to be a “game-changer” for both policing and victims…

Read More (Police Professional)


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Digital forensics platform that blocks child sex abuse content secures major investment

A digital forensics platform that specialises in blocking harmful online content has secured £2.6 million from the Scottish National Investment Bank. Cyacomb has developed safeguarding software already being used by law enforcement agencies around the world that is ‘100 times quicker than existing sifting tools on the market’…

Read More (Futurescot)


UA Little Rock Students Learn Digital Csi Skills

A UA Little Rock classroom recently could have passed for a crime scene in the popular television show “CSI.” Students in the Digital Forensics class were met with crime scene tape, markers, evidence bags, and inventory sheets. The most conspicuous thing missing from the “crime scene” was the body….

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Hackers in the Hague? The Prospects of Prosecuting International Cyber Crimes Before the ICC

Despite recent signals of policy changes from the prosecutor, the likelihood of prosecuting cyber misconduct before the International Criminal Court in the near future remains uncertain due to the formidable challenges of gravity and attribution…

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IoT forensics: Exploiting log records from the DAHUA technology CCTV systems

CCTV surveillance systems are ubiquitous IoT appliances. Their forensic examination has proven critical for investigating crimes. In this paper, several DAHUA Technology CCTV systems are thoroughly analyzed for unexplored pieces of evidence, and their forensic value is presented…

Read More (Wiley Online Library)


Rules On Seizures Of Laptops, Phones A ‘Grey Zone’, Experts Say Amid NewsClick Raids. Know What The Law Says

NewsClick Case: The seizures of mobiles and laptops of NewsClick journalists has sparked a debate on the lacuna in the law regarding guidelines for search and confiscation of personal digital devices….

Read More (ABP Live)

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