By David Kalat
For as long as there has been forensics, there has been its inevitable shadow, anti-forensics. Forensic tools enable investigators to uncover incriminating evidence from electronic sources, and anti-forensic tools enable their targets to try to thwart them. Anti-forensics involves any act intended to prevent or impede a proper forensic investigation. It is the digital equivalent of wiping fingerprints off a murder weapon.
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By Christopher Carter
When I was thinking about writing on this topic, it occurred to me that the title should be “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud.” But Google tells me that’s been taken, and I don’t have a backup title nearly as pithy. So you’ll have to live with “The Transformation of IT – From Builder to Broker.” It captures the heart of what I’d like to discuss.
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By Teresa P. Schoch
While recently wandering side streets of London and Paris, I noticed “the cloud” being offered in small storefronts alongside cafes offering baguettes and cappuccinos. The ubiquitous and trusting adoption of this intangible data-storage solution as organizations scramble to protect apparently sacred private information collected from the same individuals buying these cloud services is remarkable. Organizations are simultaneously tasked with addressing burgeoning costs of litigation and other consequences of excess data storage seemingly being alleviated by the cloud.
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