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Digital Evidence Web Conference – call for papers

The Forensic Institute, in conjunction with forensic.e-symposium.com, is hosting the 1st International Digital Evidence Web Conference. All submissions will be reviewed by a two-tiered committee consisting of the Advisory Group (3M Group) and a Review Committee (RECO Group).

They are … Read more

High-tech volunteers fight cybercrime

Craig Schiller, an information security officer at RadiSys, isn’t just a high-tech “geek” at work. Neither is Corbin Nash, a security architect at Intel, or Mark Morrissey, a computer science instructor at Portland State University.

These three are part of … Read more

FBI opens second computer crime lab

The FBI opened a new lab Tuesday dedicated to detecting computer-related crimes and training federal, state and local police to catch Internet pedophiles, frauds and thieves.

It is the second such lab the FBI has opened in the United States, … Read more

Computer forensics at Bradford University (UK)

The University of Bradford has introduced a postgraduate course in Forensic Computing, in response to “growing demand for computer scientists” with specialist skills to investigate high tech crimes.

The MSc is one of a handful of similar courses available to … Read more

Under the skin of digital crime

There was a time when hacking was something positive. It was done in the name of intellectual curiousity rather than financial reward.

More criminals are planning crimes on computers
As such, it is something that Professor Neil Barrett is happy … Read more

Firms become digital detectives

It is not just computer use that is on the rise in businesses, the abuse of PCs, e-mail access and the net are all increasing too.

And as more staff put computers to sordid and criminal uses, businesses are being … Read more