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LanpherWilson Acquires Computer Forensic Group, Inc.

LanpherWilson Corporation today announced that it has acquired Computer Forensic Group, Inc. of Germantown, MD to form a new company called Turiss, a digital investigations and information protection firm with target markets in the corporate, legal and government arenas…

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Fletcher aides leave plentiful trail of e-mail

Comfortable with high-tech gadgets, Gov. Ernie Fletcher’s aides use state-issued computers and BlackBerries to send e-mail that details their deeds, plans, turf battles, even their moods, sometimes on an hourly basis. Now, that e-mail is a trail of bread crumbs … Read more

The Certified Computer Examiner Certification

While computer forensics certifications are not as mainstream as an MCSE or CCNA, there are several forensic certifications that are growing in prominence and that are worthy of investigation if you are considering this type of certification. One of these … Read more

Sault College (ON, Canada) to host computer forensics workshop

Sault College (Marie, ON, Canada) will present a computer forensics workshop for IT professionals from June 13 to 17. James Lewis, site director for the Centre for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, … Read more

Keyboard cops

Forget leaving fingerprints at the scene of the crime. Today’s police know that the hard evidence they find on your hard drive can put you behind bars. Computer forensic analysts – the detectives of the digital world – are in … Read more

CFP: DFRWS — Extended Deadline

From Brian Carrier:

The paper submission deadline for DFRWS 2005 has been extended until
Friday June 3, 2005. For those who have already submitted papers, you can
still edit your submission on the server. For those who requested an
extension … Read more

An Inside Look at a Disk Recovery Service

In many failure-related cases, the chances of recovering data from a hard disk range from good to very good. If the electronic system is the only thing affected, then the drive can often be reused after the control panel has … Read more

Used hard drives betray company secrets

A study of 200 hard drives bought on eBay this year reveals that over 70 per cent contained sensitive personal or business data. German data recovery firm O&O Software was able to recover 3.3 million files, including 40,000 Word documents, … Read more