Christa Miller: As the cybersecurity talent gap continues to widen, a number of universities are developing programs to fill it. Among them is University College Dublin, which has just launched its brand new Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. … Read more
Christa: Among the many decisions a digital forensics professional will make in their career, whether to pursue a graduate degree is among the biggest. Costs in time, and sometimes money, factor in, as well as how a degree could shape your … Read more
Human complexity lies at the heart of so much of digital forensics – both the artifacts that offer insights into people’s motives, means, and opportunity to commit wrongdoing, and the investigations that reveal them.
Our research roundup for the end … Read more
The discussion about how to mitigate human bias in forensic science continued in September. Inclusiveness is a key part of this, not just in terms of racial, gender, ability, or other identity, but also in terms of expertise. This month … Read more
The month of May saw a robust, diverse set of academic papers published. Tools and techniques are as present as ever — focusing that month on Windows 10 and mobile malware — but so are discussions about how to ensure … Read more
Held virtually once again in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Digital Forensics Research Workshop Virtual Europe (DFRWS-EU) embodied its vision of cultivating an inclusive, transdisciplinary approach in both program and activities by featuring 10 of the 29 research paper … Read more
January was a somewhat light month in the way of digital forensics research publication, though the introduction of an Asia-Pacific (APAC) installment of the Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS) conference more than made up for it. This month we feature … Read more
Digital forensics research often depends on casework: specific problems with a device, operating system, app, or artifact that a forensic examiner needs to solve.
That isn’t always the case, though. Sometimes the problem has a broader scope, or the examiner … Read more
The end of 2020 could not come fast enough for most of us, and yet, as the year wound down, some things — such as the digital forensics research recapped in this article — were worth slowing down for. This … Read more
On Monday 23rd of March 2015, Forensic Focus will be attending DFRWS EU – the European Digital Forensic Research Workshop – at University College Dublin, Ireland. If there are any topics you would particularly like us to cover in-depth, or … Read more