Posted: 14/07/2012 in Uncategorized

Forensic Focus - Articles

This paper will focus on the proper understanding of Digital Forensics from the educational point-of-view and explain the problem with certification based skill validation to establish “expert” skills since Digital Forensic education did not really existed up to just a few years ago.  Since Digital Forensics is a discipline of Forensic Science when it comes to properly identifying relevant evidence, strong education should be enforced.  The term forensics, by definition, deal with presenting evidence to a forum, so forensics is not automatically means the discipline of forensic science and does not need the deep technical knowledge as Digital Forensics does.  Forensics is the presentation of artifacts located by a digital forensic expert who is properly educated on technology and the scientific method to evaluate the reliability of the located artifacts.  This paper is also an initiative for the community to start a discussion on this “grey” area to refine and…

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