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Issue 28 - Out now!

Here's a quick review of some of the main articles within Issue 28


Issue 28 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 28...


Chromecast 2.0 Log Extraction and Analysis

The Google Chromecast 2nd generation is a dongle device that connects to televisions with an HDMI input, facilitating streaming of media. Imraj Dhaliwal, Dr. Haider M. al-Khateeb and Dr Gregory Epiphaniou investigate potential evidential artefacts’ from this device.


Security Guidance For Critical Areas Of Embedded Computing

Can we secure the Internet of Things (IoT) before it is too late? Art Swift from the prpl (pronounced ‘Purple’) investigates.


Careers in Cyber Security and Professional Development Planning

Information security is a viable career option. Terry Neal provides a Structured Approach to Planning Your Career in Cyber Security. 


Semantic Trust In What We Own

Shall we or shan’t we tell how to open an iPhone? Brian Cusack discusses the saga of Apple v the US Government and the wider implications.

Image Visualization and Content Identification Using Mathematica

Richard Carbone’s second significant article in the series, looking at how to use this particular software to analyse large data sets of images.


Cloud Honeypots

How Feasible Is A Distributed Honeypot Deployment In The Cloud? Simon Clary & Adrian Winckles investigate.


Talking About Patent Infringement

Our legal editor Scott Zimmerman takes an in depth look at Patent Infringement using the case of Cisco v Arista Networks. 


From the Lab – SSD Forensics

If there is anything that has challenged Locard’s principle of exchange from a digital forensics point of view, it is the Solid State Devices (SSDs). Santosh Khadsare helps our understanding of the Impact of SSDs on Digital Investigations.


Plus all the regular features, news, our legal section and From The Lab...


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Coming up in the Next issue of Digital Forensics Magazine

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Making Sense of Digital Forensic International Standards

To many the complexity of Standards, their numbering and obscure contents fail to make practical sense and confuse the entry points for effective use. A roadmap is provided in this paper for Standard information access and optimal use. Read More »

Evidentiary Challenges: Social media, the Dark Web, and Admissibility

This article takes a look at two categories of remote evidence: social media, and the dark web. We will also examine two interesting cases: The Target store credit card breach; and the civil case of Fero v Excellus Health Plan, Inc. Read More »

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Vehicle Data Forensics on Unsupported Systems

The article will help readers understand how to approach a vehicle from a digital forensics’ perspective, it will cover a range of infotainment units from popular manufacturers, data extraction methods and examples of data types found which may be considered intelligence and or used as digital evidence. Read More »

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