Computer Forensics Blog

The purpose of our computer forensics blog is to provide our readers with engaging articles related to the field. We hope that all of our visitors are able to learn more about all facets of computer forensics, including what it takes to start a career and what is required of those already in the field.

Hacking as an Ethical Profession?

Yes, there is such a thing and it is possible with the right education and certifications. It is actually called “ethical hacking” and it can open up many doors professionally and offer opportunities to work in a wide variety of areas. The term “ethical hacking” does...

The Pinterest Phenomenon

If you haven't yet heard of Pinterest, chances are that you will very soon. The concept of Pinterest is ingenious: a website that allows the user to save, or “pin” things that interest them, organize them onto “boards”, and share them with other users with whom they...

Cyber Security and Your Social Networks

Social networks are very popular today, and just about everyone has an account on Twitter and Facebook. People post quite a bit of personal information on those sites, and this means that the social networking sites are burgeoning with information that criminals will...

Better Passwords Help with Cyber Security

If you have ever been the victim of a cybercrime, then you probably know just how horrible it feels. Perhaps you logged onto your bank account online, or your PayPal account and you found that someone has been stealing from your account. Maybe you’ve found that...

Getting Into Digital Forensics

f you are looking for a new career, then you are going to want to have something that is going to be stable now as well as in the future. One of the great areas to consider is digital forensics. Because cybercrime is so rampant today, and more and more criminals are...

Cybercrime and Your Bank

Cybercrime is a growing threat, and it is even affecting banks, possibly even your bank. All around the world, banks are having problems with hackers, but they are not very forthcoming with information about their security breaches. They do not want to let on to how...

Cybercrime Targets Energy Industry

One of the newer movements in cybercrime relates to the energy industry, as more and more tech savvy criminals are finding ways to disrupt and damage the systems and networks that those large companies have in place. Since most large companies today, including the oil...

California Gets a New Cybercrime Unit

Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing areas of crime in the world today, and it affects millions of people. Recently, California Attorney General Kamala Harris created an eCrime Unit that will have a full staff of DOJ attorneys and professional investigators. They...

Delving into the Different Areas of Digital Forensics

While digital forensics is a branch of forensics, it still breaks down into different sub-categories and areas of expertise. When someone becomes a digital forensics specialist, he or she may decide to specialize in certain areas. Here are the different branches of...

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