(ISC)2 has developed a new certification, the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFPSM), as the first global standard for assessing experienced digital forensics professionals' mastery and professionalism.
Since the advent of affordable personal computers, digital devices, and later the Internet, these technologies have been used for both legal and illegal purposes, and in order to collect evidence to help prosecute some of the people engaged in the latter, a new science had to be born: digital forensics.
After having first decided against forcing a suspect to decrypt a number of hard drives that were believed to be his and to contain child pornography, a U.S.
Addonics Technologies announced a family of USB hardware encryption solutions that protect data stored on hard drives, removable drives, flash media, optical media or in the cloud.
Passware announced that Passware Kit Forensic 12.5 can now recognize hard disk images and containers, such as TrueCrypt, BitLocker, PGP, during a computer scan.
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