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New Challenges in Cyber Forensics

Today's digital investigator must learn how to extract evidence from drones, encrypted portable devices, cryptocurrency trades, and a growing range of appliances and products defined as the Internet of Things (IoT).

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FBI, SEC, FTC Join Inquiry Into Facebook, Cambridge Analytica

Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission have joined the Department of Justice in an inquiry into Facebook’s sharing with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica data about millions of Americans.

MSAB joins CASE Initiative on Digital Forensic Standards

The CASE Initiative began in 2015 at the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3). The standard was released as open source in 2017 and its adoption grew following a meeting at Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre. The primary motivation for CASE is interoperability—to advance the exchange of cyber-investigation information between tools and organizations.

FBI Announces Significant Arrests in Cyber Sting Operation

Operation ‘Wire Wire’ was a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

Persistent's Smart Networking Radio Gets NIST Security Validation

Persistent Systems LLC announced that it has received a Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 security validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for its MPU5 networking radio and Embedded Module products.

Cyberattack Hobbles Atlanta, Affects Police Operations

Because of a ransomware attack, the Atlanta Municipal Court has been unable to validate warrants. Police officers have been writing reports by hand. The city has stopped taking employment applications.

IWCE 2018 to Host Communications Technology Professionals at Comprehensive Education Program

International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has announced its 2018 conference program, which is tailored to critical communications technology professionals who want to receive the latest developments, trends and technology in wireless communications.

Combating Fake Charities

Scammers come out of the woodwork after disasters, and it's our job to stop them.

Fighting Cybercrime at the Local Level

Computer criminals can be anywhere in the world, but the victims are here, so American law enforcement has to investigate and respond. Unfortunately, most agencies don't have the tools or know-how to do so. 

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Trump to Nominate Kelly's White House Deputy as DHS Secretary

The White House announced on Wednesday that President Donald Trump will nominate cybersecurity expert Kirstjen Nielsen to run the Department of Homeland Security.