Digital Forensics and ‘self-tracking’

by Dr Chris Hargreaves, lecturer at the Centre for Forensic Computing at Cranfield University in Shrivenham, UK This month’s article is based very loosely around a recent 5-minute talk from Gary Wolf (link here) which explores the concept of ‘self-tracking’… Read more

It’s not always what you find…

by Sam Raincock, IT and telecommunications expert witness In digital forensics we are often asked to determine the presence of evidence. However, what happens when we do not find anything? How do we prove something wasn’t there? Proving something is… Read more

Build Your Own Digital Evidence Collection Kit

First published June 2009 by David Kovar, NetCerto, Inc. Overview Collecting evidence accurately is clearly a foundational element for any ediscovery or forensics analysis project. The equipment required is important, but so are the supporting items – office supplies, forms,… Read more

The Forensic Chain of Evidence Model

First published May 2005 Improving the Process of Evidence Collection in Incident Handling Procedures by Atif Ahmad Department of Information Systems, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia Abstract This paper suggests that administrators form a new way of conceptualizing… Read more

Collecting And Preserving Electronic Media

First published May 2005 by Joan E. Feldman, President Computer Forensics Inc. The discovery process in civil litigation has always been a critical and sometimes confusing area for attorneys. Most attorneys have wondered, at one time or another, whether… Read more