Christa: No professional in any discipline is free from bias, but how it affects decision making, especially decisions around a criminal suspect’s liberty is the topic of several years worth of research by Nina Sunde. Nina is a PhD fellow … Read more
In September, Forensic Focus was invited to sit in on a meeting of the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence (SWGDE). The third and final meeting of 2020 was held virtually — just as the previous meeting, in June, had … Read more
by Larry Lieb
Organizations historically have struggled with addressing terminated employees’ important evidence sources such as company-issued laptops, oftentimes materially affecting the organization’s ability to deal effectively with disputes that arise after an employee leaves the company.
This article will … Read more
by John Patzakis, X1
A key amendment to US Federal Rule of Evidence 902, in the form of new subsection (14), will go into effect on December 1, 2017. This amendment will significantly impact eDiscovery and computer forensics software and … Read more
Authentication of social media evidence can present significant challenges when you collect by screen shots, printouts or raw html feeds from an archive tool. This is just one reason why social media data must be properly collected, preserved, searched and … Read more