Collecting and Processing Bloomberg Data

A few years ago, Bloomberg data may have been relatively unusual, however today we see Bloomberg chat and email data being collected quite frequently. Not a surprise really considering some of the headlines relating to certain Banks and Financial institutions … Read more

Mobile Phone Forensic Challenges


A great number of the mobile phones used worldwide every second require special knowledge and skills from forensic experts.  More often it is not enough to be an experienced expert in computer forensics to understand all the peculiarities and … Read more

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
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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
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Build Your Own Digital Evidence Collection Kit

First published June 2009

by David Kovar, NetCerto, Inc.


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,

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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


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