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Apple vs. the F.B.I: Some Forensic Implications

Never one to let a good legal-tech story opportunity go to waste, I started ruminating over the multitude of implications in the Apple vs. FBI matter.  There are certainly many factors which will inevitably lead to a decision.  These include legal, technical,…

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Neutrality in Digital Forensics

Let’s be honest, everyone has biases about many things in life. Whether you have a bias against people’s behavior during a full moon or a bias for or against the police in an investigation, biases come in all shapes, sizes…

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Keep Windows 10 off Your Forensic Machine (for now)

With the much anticipated recent release of Windows 10 comes a number of concerns for digital forensic examiners.  Full disclosure, I’m an Apple guy.  I like Apple products very much and wish I could do all of my forensic work on OSx,…

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Auditing Social Media Contacts

Quick note: I’ve done some light research and seen where there are a few articles onlie about how companies should audit their social media for market effectiveness.  This article is not about that.  This article is about why YOU should audit your personal &…

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Digital Device Seizure Tips for Attorneys & Legal Staff

As a private digital forensic practitioner, our clients come from several different areas.  Pro Digital markets our services to private investigators, information security professionals, human resource practitioners and our biggest segment of clientele, attorneys involved in litigation practice, both civil and…

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The INconvenience of INfosec

The INconvenience of INfosec in the Digital Age I often get requests from civic groups, consumer groups and the media to speak about information security (infosec) practices, trends, etc.  Although infosec is not our primary role at Pro Digital, it does…

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Pro Digital: Frequently Asked Questions

Recently, a colleague in the eDisovery field was talking to me about another prolific blogger.  The blogger in question had a simple theory to his blogs: Answer the questions people have about your business and you’ll not only foster good relationships…

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Digital Forensic Examiner

Lists are all over these blogs, aren’t they?  But I bet you haven’t seen the top 5 reasons you need to hire a digital forensic examiner!  Not to be outdone, we’ll try to keep it to only five: 1) Data is everywhere…

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Probable Cause: As Good as it Gets

Recently, I had the honor of teaching a 3-day in-service course at the police academy for a group of new investigators.  While some of the participants had a degree of investigative experience, they still found some value in the course, especially…

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Digital Forensics vs. Data Extraction

I was having lunch the other day with a good friend who is a very well-trained & accomplished Digital Forensic Examiner for the Virginia State Police.  He and I often get together and talk about trends in the industry, past cases,…

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