EU develops cyber crime forensics standards

Tuesday, 28 October 2003, 8:59 AM EST

The IT industry has teamed up with academics and the European Union researchers to develop standards for the investigation of cybercrime.

The EU Cyber Tools On-Line Search for Evidence (CTOSE) project, a research project funded by the European Commissionís Information Society Technologies (IST) programme, has developed a methodology that "identifies, secures, integrates and presents electronic evidence".

According to an EU statement, this methodology enables anyone from system administrators, information technology security staff and computer incident investigators, to police and law-enforcement agencies to follow consistent and standardised procedures when investigating computer incidents using "computer forensic tools".

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

The synergy of hackers and tools at the Black Hat Arsenal

Posted on 27 August 2014.  |  Tucked away from the glamour of the vendor booths and the large presentation rooms filled with rockstar sessions, was the Arsenal - a place where developers were able to present their security tools and grow their community.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //