Forensics

A Closer Look at Some of the Important Aspects of Forensic Science

The subject of numerous hit TV shows like "Criminal Minds," "Law & Order" as well as "CSI," forensic science easily catches the attention of many people because of its various interesting aspects and procedures. Likewise, it plays a highly important role in society, especially when it comes to unsolved and mysterious cases. Let's take a closer...
Jan 14, 2015 |

Computer Forensics Expert: How to Keep Anyone From Snooping Around Your Cloud

The American Civil Liberties Union, based in New York, NY., reported the U.S. Government claims the right to read personal online data without warrants. This trend is not unique to the U.S. Government. Many governments around the world make requests of these service providers as well.
Dec 6, 2014 |

Computer Forensics Career - What Does a Computer Forensic Investigator Actually Do?

Computer forensics is a division of overall forensic science specifically involved with exploring evidences that are hidden in various digital computing devices. This particular field of study basically retrieves unearthing hidden data from digital storage devices such as hard disks, CD-ROMS, flash memories and cell phones.
Dec 6, 2014 |

How to Become a Digital Forensic Specialist

A Digital forensic specialist is someone who analyses the digital crime scene in case of cyber attacks and malicious intrusions in order to find the criminal and prove their involvement. Just like a regular forensic specialist, their digital counterparts analyze the smallest bit of evidence and use it to construct a foolproof case against the...
Dec 6, 2014 |

The Current State of CyberWar in the World

Drama. Drama is the touchstone for reporting. We have to look well around this particular stone in order to catch a realistic impression of the virtual. We have to look around it even to understand what CyberWar is or how it is defined.
Dec 6, 2014 |

Open Source Computer Forensics Investigations

The world of computer forensics -- like all things computer -- is rapidly developing and changing. While commercial investigative software packages exist, like EnCase by Guidance Software and FTK by AccessData, there are other software platforms which offer a solution for obtaining computer forensic results. Unlike the two aforementioned packages,...
Dec 6, 2014 |

College on Forensic Science

Nonprofit academic organization offers graduate and postdoctoral needs based educational activities for forensic examiners.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Zeno's Forensic Page

Shows references and materials relating to forensic sciences, medicine and psychology topics.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Forensic Science Resources

Compiles resources and educational links to different forensic science fields and organizations.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Forensic Evidence

Information center in forensic science containing articles on law and public policy for lawyers, forensic scientists, educators and public officials. Online subscription is accommodated.
Apr 11, 2016 |

The Forensic Science Portal

Features a news center, discussion forum and calendar of events. Also provides information on laboratories, experts and university programs in the field of forensic science.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Forensic Focus

Forensic Focus is the web's leading digital forensics portal for computer forensics and eDiscovery professionals. Founded in July 2002, the site quickly developed a reputation for encouraging open discussion and information sharing in support of best practice development within the digital forensics industry. Although perhaps best known for its...
Feb 11, 2016 |

Computer Forensics World

This community of computer forensics professionals seeks to be an open resource and place to share information and assistance to those who work or just dabble in the science. The Community for Computer Forensics Professionals.
Feb 11, 2016 |

In a young country's conflict, future may pay heavy price

Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been... Read More

Portugal's forest fires, though never before as deadly, are all too familiar

Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many... Read More

How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As... Read More