Digital Forensics is a Science was Honored as "Blog of the Week" by DFI News Newsletter

Today I was sitting at my desk grading the “Preservation Report” assignment from my Introduction to Digital Forensic class when an email came in from a former colleague from Protiviti wishing me congratulations. I immediately found myself thinking, “what“? DFI News – October 28, 2011 – Blog of the Week “Digital Forensics is a Science” was honored by DFI News Newsletter as the …

Champlain College Center for Digital Investigation (C3DI) mentioned in Seven Days Newspaper

Seven Days, a Vermont based newspaper highlighted the Champlain College Center for Digital Investigation in this week’s paper. Photo of the Seven Days Article Staff Writer Ken Picard wrote a longer Blog entry on the Center which can be located here or http://7d.blogs.com/blurt/2011/10/champlain-colleges-center-for-digital-investigation-now-open-for-business.html. Full Disclosure – I’m a Co-Director at the C3DI with Mike Wilkinson, another Professor of Digital Forensics at …

Google search results going secure, what does this mean for forensics?

If you run a search on Google.com, your Internet search is likely recorded and logged in several places. Digital forensic examiners leverage this feature in digital forensic exams. Investigators can serve Google with the appropriate legal paperwork to determine a specific users searches while they were logged into Google. The latter is hard to obtain and the former is a standard …

Book Review – Worm

On a recent plane trip back from Las Vegas I read the book titled “Worm” by Mark Bowden. Rather than elaborate on detail surrounding the specific content, I wanted to share with you some quick observations to help you decide whether to read the book or not. I’m still very afraid of Conficker This book is great for experts and …