Category: Digital Forensics & E-discovery

You Will Be Googled: Social Media and Reputation

Only a week ago it was in the news that the UK was seeking to opt out of new European privacy laws governing social media. Article 17 of the Data Protection Regulation was drafted in response to complaints about Facebook and other social media sites holding onto private information. “The right to be forgotten” argument mirrors […]


Fighting Crime with a Hum

With the increase of mobile technology, more and more alleged victims are coming forward with recorded audio evidence. Secretly recorded confessions or plans to commit a crime are becoming more common within criminal investigations. Of course with such sophisticated technology readily available on the market and affordable, how can the police tell if the evidence […]


Defining Cloud Forensics for a Rainy Day

Cloud computing technology is rapidly changing the way we use Information Technology. It offers a virtualised alternative to the traditional physical infrastructure that has been used for years. These virtual environments are often managed by a third party and are becoming increasingly popular within businesses. Cloud offers the ability to minimise the use of hard […]


BYOD – Tablets, Mobile Phones and Privacy.

The benefits of distributing company Smartphones to employees within a business have long since been recognised. It offered flexibility on the move like never before and the ability to access emails and various other documents away from the office. The Blackberry was the hot mobile work device back in 2008 but has experienced a sharp […]

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