The South Carolina Computer Crime Center, which opened in December 2002, handles the forensic examination of evidence collected during the investigation of computer crimes in South Carolina. Soon after it opened, the facility was faced with a rapidly growing volume … Read more
Virtualized online for the first time in its nearly decade-long history, the National Cybercrime Conference (NCCC) — an annual event hosted by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office — brought together a record 133 speakers to deliver a considerable volume of advanced technical and legal topics.
Replay was designed to make the life of investigators easier by providing them with an easy, forensically sound tool to deal with CCTV and video.
Despite pandemic-related disruptions in both research and publishing as we head into the summer, there are still some posts and papers being published. In this round-up, we take a look at three recent articles in digital forensics.
The global COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed either the pace of technological change or its relevance to both criminal and civil investigations.
All occupations face daily challenges. Many of these challenges come from dealing with the public, while some are more problem-solving challenges. In digital forensics, we face challenges on both ends of this spectrum because ultimately our jobs affect lives.
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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).
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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
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
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
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
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