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Issue 24 - Out now!

Here's a quick review of some of the main articles within Issue 24


Issue 24 of Digital Forensics Magazine brings new techniques and ideas to the industry. Subscribe today to ensure you get digital access, or if you want, subscribe to the print edition. Find out more at our subscriptions pages.

Here's just a few of the fantastic articles inside Issue 24...


HUMINT

With so much theft of personal data, Professor John Walker looks at the potential onward exploitation of this data when used to “Map The Human”.


Bloom Filters

In our feature article, Richard Carbone who works for Defence R&D Canada, introduces the application of Bloom Filters into Digital Forensics as a method of identifying hard to detect data from partial evidentiary hashes.


Layer 2

Brian Cusack takes a look at the theoretical architecture, OSI and in particular, Layer 2 from a security and forensics capability identifying that a weakness low in the stack has high impact the higher up the stack you go.


Social Media Forensics

People openly show themselves on Social Networking Sites and Saud Alshaifi takes a look at the evidential value of these sites using an array of tools.

The Deep Web, Darknet & Dark Internet

This article by Hugh Boyes explores the nature of the majority of connections made to the Internet that are not indexed by search engines.


The Insider Threat

Mike Corcoran a former member of the UK Army Intelligence Corps investigates Cyber Insiders In The Context of the Global Threat.


Digital Profiling

How much data does the digital version of you contain? Desmond Collins takes a look at Digital Profiling as a means in which we can analyse and piece together a person's interaction with the digital data network.

From the Lab – HoneyNets

Aaron Momi and Haider M. al-Khateeb take a look at Implementing Virtual Honeynets as a Deception Tool & Alert System.



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Triage Solution for Sex Offender Managers

This article considers a proof of concept triage solution for sex offender managers for a local police force which if successful could simplify and modify the way that sex offenders are managed. Read More »

Advancements in Windows Hibernation File Forensics

Brian Gerdon looks at how the windows hibernation files can be a valuable source of information for digital forensic investigators. Read More »

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Why Are Cybercriminals Attracted To Commit Crimes

Individuals who engage in cybercrime have a psychological mindset that is attuned to it. This paper discusses the motives behind cybercrime and what makes cybercrime attractive to cybercriminals. Read More »

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