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From Wikileaks with Love

In the 1990’s, when I first started doing computer forensics and investigating Internet crimes as a police sergeant, it was not unusual to sometimes to use my knowledge for slightly evil v. 1,106 more words

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What Is Digital Forensics’ Role In Modern Society?

What is digital forensics?  What is its role in modern society?  These are excellent questions.  Before going into the technical definition of digital forensics, it is important to remember that there is a human element to this field, as with any forensic field.  1,744 more words

Digging Deeper – How Computer Forensic Investigations can reveal a Treasure Trove of Information

In a previous career, I remember returning from an NICB conference and sitting down at my desk at the St. Paul Police Auto Theft Unit. I was excited to pick up fresh cases and put my new knowledge to work. 806 more words

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New Federal Rule of Evidence to Directly Impact Computer Forensics and eDiscovery Preservation Best Practices

by John Patzakis, X1

A key amendment to US Federal Rule of Evidence 902, in the form of new subsection (14), will go into effect on December 1, 2017. 1,334 more words

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Phishing Attacks and Your Business – It’s Not Just Nigerian Princes Emailing You Anymore

Phishing scams, or fraudulent emails used to acquire banking and personal information, are getting more sophisticated. General emails blasted to thousands of email addresses by a Nigerian Prince wanting to share… 414 more words

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Digital Divorce: How Computer Forensics Can Influence Your Client’s Case

Computer forensics and eDiscovery can play an important role in the outcome of your client’s divorce or family law case, revealing key details that might otherwise remain buried. 998 more words

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E-Discovery Lessons from the Huma Abedin E-Mails

I’m livid about FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the Huma Abdein e-mails. “Reckless” doesn’t begin to describe Comey’s self-indulgent decision to release information about a situation he clearly does not yet grasp, in a manner that elevates Jim Comey above longstanding Justice Department policy and the integrity of a Presidential election.   1,282 more words