Emiliano Polito, Trainer, Amped Software

Emiliano, congratulations on your new role! Your journey to Amped Software has been colorful — what first interested you about multimedia engineering as a career? Hi and thank you! My journey to Amped Software has been an eventful one for… Read more

Digital Forensics Standards In Q1 2021

The items in our roundup this spring build on many of the updates from our January roundup, including new drafts available for public comment and additional work on standardization projects in the United Kingdom and European Union. Additionally, a development… Read more

Digital Forensics Standards: Recent News And Research

The global COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed either the pace of technological change or its relevance to both criminal and civil investigations. Both fraud and child exploitation are examples of crimes that have increased since much of the world went on… Read more

What Changes Do We Need To See In eDiscovery? Part VI

by Harold Burt-Gerrans Welcome to Part 6, the last in this series. In case you’re joining late, the previous parts are available as follows: Standards Standards and De-Duplication Levels New Approach to Managing Duplicative Documents Family Level Coding Recursive De-Duplication… Read more

Cost-Effective Tools For Small Mobile Forensic Labs

by Alex Moeller As the costs associated with running a mobile devices forensic laboratory can be considered to be high, this article is aimed at providing alternative options for small organisations or individuals looking to reduce overheads.  Case Management Tools… Read more

What Changes Do We Need To See In eDiscovery? Part V

by Harold Burt-Gerrans Welcome to Part 5. As promised in Part 4, I’ll start by discussing recursive de-duplication. Recursive De-Duplication: Using Aliases Within De-Duplication I can’t count the number of times that clients have complained about x.400/x.500 addresses in emails.… Read more

What Changes Do We Need To See In eDiscovery? Part II

by Harold Burt-Gerrans Let’s continue from where we left off last time, discussing standardization. If you missed it, Part 1 was all about establishing standards. Now a bit about following standards. This will sound funny to those who know what… Read more

Opinion: Is ISO17025 The Right Standard For Digital Forensics?

by Rich2005 Standardisation is currently the subject of animated discussion among digital forensic examiners worldwide. In this opinion piece, Rich2005 looks at the challenges of the ISO17025 standard for digital forensics and why it might not be the best choice… Read more

Changes To Forensic Laboratory Accreditation Requirements – ISO/IEC 17025

by Tim Alcock ISO/IEC 17025:2017 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories is the principal international standard for the accreditation of laboratories performing testing (including sampling) and/or calibration. Originating from ISO/IEC Guide 25, the standard has… Read more