Digital evidence - The new fingerprints

Date:
22 June 2006

Time:

Buffet at 6.00pm. Talk at 6.30pm.

Venue:
Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Peter Jost Centre, School of Computing and Mathematics, John Moore's University, Byrom Street, Liverpool. View a map of Liverpool JMU

Speaker:
Afentis Security

Cost:
Free

Description:
Cases involving the abuse or misuse of technology will rise or fall based upon the digital evidence. From Hacking offences through to the creation and dissemination of obscene media - the highly volatile and fragile electronic evidence can be the catalyst for driving the case in new directions. Digital evidence is regarded as the ‘new fingerprints’ - electronic footprints that cannot be erased helping seal the fate of the guilty.

This talk covers:

  • Threat Landscape
    How threats to information and IT infrastructures are evolving.
  • Digital Defence
    What is being done to bring justice to those who abuse technology?
  • Legal Survey
    Computer Misuse Act, RIPA, Data Protection, Telecommunications Act.
  • Forensic Principles
    Isolation and quarantine - preparing for a forensic assessment.
  • Forensic Demonstration
    Bring the textbook theory to life!
  • Cell-Site Analysis
    Tracing suspects through movements of mobile telephones
  • Data Recovery
    Can just about anything committed to a computer be recovered?
  • A Look at the Experts
    Education, Experience, Certification - understanding what makes a forensic consultant.
  • Case Studies
    From the Soham murders to the BTK serial killer - real life court cases that leveraged digital evidence.