Digital Forensic Insider
The Digital Forensic Sub-Disciplines: Part 1
Can we clearly differentiate whether an examination falls under Computer Forensics, Forensic Audio, Image Analysis, or Video Analysis?
Cloud Computing: Another Digital Forensic Challenge
Cloud computing raises some unique law enforcement concerns regarding the location of potential digital evidence, its preservation, and its subsequent forensic analysis.
To Search or Not to Search…the Search Continues
The examination of a computer’s hard drive without an additional warrant may become problematic.
To Search or Not to Search
Pertaining to the seizure of digital devices, there is some misunderstanding concerning what “executing the warrant within ten days” actually means.
Anti-Digital Forensics, The Next Challenge: Part 2
This issue, we take a look at the general categories of anti-digital forensics.
Anti-Digital Forensics, The Next Challenge: Part 1
In the last several years, the term Anti-Digital Forensics has entered the vernacular in the Digital Forensics discipline. Conceptually, ADF concerns an approach to manipulate, erase, or obfuscate digital data or to make its examination difficult, time consuming, or virtually impossible.
Ethical Practices in Digital Forensics: Part 2
One common misconception of an examiner’s analytical responsibilities is that he or she is to only analyze submitted evidence to the extent of the investigative request. This is far from the truth.
Ethical Practices in Digital Forensics: Part 1
There are many examiners in the Digital Forensic community who are not aware that professional codes of conduct and codes of ethical practices need to be an inherent part of every examination.
Some Essential Tasks Performed During Analysis
There are three essential tasks that an examiner performs during the analysis of evidentiary digital media.
Reporting Examination Results
One of the more important facets of digital forensics concerns how to document the findings in a formal report. At first glance, this would seem to be rather straightforward: report what you found.