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?
Muema Lombe explores the area of IT audit and the questions that should be asked in an incident response scenario. Continue reading IT Audit & Digital Forensics: How to use an IT audit to prepare for a computer forensics investigation.
Rating: *** Windows Registry Forensics is a three-star book with five-star content. It has one mission: to persuade you that examining the Windows registry is an essential and valuable component of any Windows system examination. The Continue reading Book Review – Windows Registry Forensics
Well it’s certainly been a busy few weeks starting the new semester and I thought it time to let you all know how things were going. Following on from my previous post, I can tell you that the second part Continue reading Diary of a Student – Part 3 – 19th February 2011 – Businesses and Web Systems
In Issue 5 of Digital Forensics Magazine, Ron Tasker discussed the subject of Volatile RAM Analysis and the use of Volatility. This prompted a letter from Marc Remmert published in Issue 6 raising concerns about the limitations of Volatility and Continue reading Volatility Developer Responds
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!
Welcome to the first entry in my ‘Diary of a Student’ covering my exploits through the next 8 months whilst I study to earn a Masters of Science degree in Forensic Computing. To bring you up to date, I have Continue reading Diary of a Student – Part 1 – 15th January 2011 – Of Ethics and Exams
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,  1 S.C.R. 253
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
Authors As we continue to strive to bring you the latest happenings in the world of digital forensics, we are on the look out for anyone who has a story to tell or something to share that would benefit the Continue reading Get Involved