I’m about to enrol on a forensics degree at university, can you give me any hints/tips on how to be successful in forensic IT?

The above question was sent to Digital Forensics Magazine and we thought it warranted a thoughtful answer so we asked Dr. Richard Howley who is the MSc Forensic Computing and MSc Computer Security Course Leader De Montfort University his views. Continue reading I’m about to enrol on a forensics degree at university, can you give me any hints/tips on how to be successful in forensic IT?

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Diary of a Student – Part 2 – 25th January 2011 – Assessment Time!

Apologies for my slightly late entry, my weekend was filled with coursework and Christmas 2 with my girlfriend’s family (don’t ask!). The past week or so has not really been very exciting, mainly finishing coursework and revising for the exam Continue reading Diary of a Student – Part 2 – 25th January 2011 – Assessment Time!

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A View from the Canadian Rockies or What Not to Present as Evidence of Online Paedophilia: R. v. Morelli, 2010 SCC 8, [2010] 1 S.C.R. 253

Don’t like what you see, tempted to jump to an ‘obvious’ conclusion-then don’t. Mr Urbain Morelli, an enthusiast of adult and child pornography, was at home when the computer technician came a calling. The technician noticed a webcam plugged into Continue reading A View from the Canadian Rockies or What Not to Present as Evidence of Online Paedophilia: R. v. Morelli, 2010 SCC 8, [2010] 1 S.C.R. 253

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What on Earth Next: Malta Gets a Prosecuted Pirate and the Right to a Lawyer

2010 saw momentous legal upheaval in Malta. A judgment by a Maltese Magistrates’ Court on 30 September 2010 for the first time there convicted a seller of computer hardware with distributing pirated Microsoft software. The guilty party received a large Continue reading What on Earth Next: Malta Gets a Prosecuted Pirate and the Right to a Lawyer

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