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How Examiners Explain Technical Information Can Make or Break a Case

Magnet Forensics recently released a whitepaper entitled “12 Tips for Presenting Digital Evidence in Court.” The title of this article is a bit misleading, as many of the tips pertain to forensic examinations in general and not necessarily presenting the results before the Court. Protegga will address each of these categories and whether the recommendations […]

Password Insecurity

It’s about time we start to realize that commonly accepted password rules we’ve been using for over a decade have been largely incorrect. Last week, I read an article in the Wall Street Journal, “The man who wrote the book on password management has a confession to make: He blew it.” In 2003, Bill Burr, […]

Texas Court of Appeals reverses order compelling hard drive to be produced

A court must follow certain rules when authorizing a special master; a special master cannot be granted “carte blanche authorization to sort through electronic storage devices.”

The Potential Cost of Spoliation

When a defendant was caught intentionally spoliating digital evidence on five laptops, executives tried to cover up the destruction of evidence, and lied on the stand.

Which Telecoms Store Your Data the Longest? Secret Memo Tells All

The nation’s major mobile-phone providers are keeping a treasure trove of sensitive data on their customers, according to newly-released Justice Department internal memo that for the first time reveals the data retention policies of America’s largest telecoms.

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