Dr. Drew Hamilton from Mississippi State University will present “Digital Forensics and Anti-Forensics: Navigating the Digital Fishbowl” to the department.
Any hands-on demonstration of the current state of the art in digital forensics is likely to increase one’s sense of paranoia. For this reason, anti-forensics is a rapidly growing field. Combined with never-ending operating system upgrades and ever-increasing numbers of mobile devices – digital forensics is a perennially changing field. This is an entry-level talk that will define the elements of digital evidence. Current tools and techniques will be covered as well as the general lack of privacy on a computer. Digital data is difficult to eradicate or to hide. Material posted on the Internet may be impossible to eradicate. This presentation will discuss the implications of the forensic impacts of the so-called digital divide. Also discussed will be key differences between digital forensics and other forensic fields.
Topics will include:
Elements of digital evidence
The Metasploit Framework
The Onion Router and network misdirection
Current trends in digital forensics versus anti-forensics
Digital forensics for the intelligence community versus