DIGITAL FORENSICS & FORENSIC DATA ANALITYCS

By Goyo Ambrosio | Digital forensics (DFRS) deals with the process of acquiring, extracting, integrating, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of deriving useful information that is suitable for presentation in a court of law. Digital forensics is a key component in criminal, civil, intelligence, and counterterrorism matters. Forensic Data Analysis (FDA) is a branch of Digital forensics whose aim is to discover and analyse patterns of fraudulent activities

Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years

Latest Vault7 release exposes network-spying operation CIA kept secret since 2007.<p>Home routers from 10 manufacturers, including Linksys, DLink, and …

FBI Director: We Paid More Than $1.2 Million for San Bernardino iPhone Hack

The pricey technique that unlocked the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone still hasn’t produced any valuable evidence.<p>FBI director James Comey has given us our first hint at how much money the FBI paid to unlock the infamous iPhone at the center of its high-profile encryption fight with Apple.<p>The …

Privacy
Machine Learning

Shotspotter: An Amazing Big Data Use Case To Tackle Gun Crime

One of the most interesting and positive uses I have seen of Big Data and analytics technology is ShotSpotter. The technology, developed by US-based SST Inc., works by effectively analyzing the entire soundscape of a city, and providing real-time alerts when gunfire is detected.<p>Things have moved …

Big Data

Current Challenges In Digital Forensics

What is the most urgent question facing digital forensics today? That in itself is not a question with a straightforward answer. At conferences and …

Forensics

Free Digital Forensics Software Tools

Dropbox® Decryptor from Magnet Forensics is a free tool that will decrypt the Dropbox filecache.dbx and config.dbx files which are encrypted SQLite …

Forensics

Magnet AXIOM is Now Available

<i>New investigation platform provides robust acquisition, examination, and sharing tools</i><p>Today Magnet Forensics, a global leader in the development of …

Forensics

Computer Forensics & eDiscovery, Are They the Same Thing?

There are differences between eDiscovery & Computer Forensics. eDiscovery deals with active data and Computer Forensics looks at hidden areas of the …

What is e-Discovery?

Discovery is the term used for the initial phase of litigation where the parties in a dispute are required to provide each other relevant information …

Digital Forensics

Draft current state of digital forensic and data science

In this presentation we will introduce current state of digital forensics, its positioning in general IT security and relations with data science and data analyses. Many strong links exist among this technical and scientific fields, usually this links are not taken into consideration. For data …

Cor Veenman (NFI) researcher Forensic Big Data Science at LIACS

There are many sources of Big Data: from confiscated computers, phones and hard drives to information systems of governmental organisations. From all …

Big Data

Here's how to protect your internet-connected devices from hackers

The range and number of “things” connected to the internet is truly astounding, including security cameras, ovens, alarm systems, baby monitors and cars.<p>They’re are all going online, so they can be remotely monitored and controlled over the internet.<p>Internet of Things (IoT) devices typically …

Internet of Things

The Importance of Reproducible Research in High-Throughput Biology: Case Studies in Forensic Bioinformatics

author: Keith A. Baggerly, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston <br>published: Oct. 11, 2010, …

Research

22 Popular Computer Forensics Tools [Updated for 2017]

Computer forensics is a very important branch of computer science in relation to computer and Internet related crimes. Earlier, computers were only …

Top 20 Free Digital Forensic Investigation Tools for SysAdmins

Here are 20 of the best free tools that will help you conduct a digital forensic investigation. Whether it’s for an internal human resources case, an …

Human Resources

Accountants Increasingly Use Data Analysis to Catch Fraud

Auditors Wield Mathematical Weapons to Detect Cheating<p>When a team of forensic accountants began sifting through refunds issued by a national call center, something didn’t add up: There were too many fours in the data. And it was up to the accountants to figure out why.<p>Until recently, such a subtle …

Data Analysis