Digital & Electronics Forensics Defined
- Tuesday 8 May 2012, 14:00 to 15:00
- 39 BB 02
- Open to:
- Public, Staff, Students
- Mark Stokes, Head of Metropolitan Police Digital & Electronics Forensic Service
The talk will look at what is Digital Forensics as compared to what is termed "computer forensics" and will focus on mobile devices and solid state "Flash" memory, the tools and the techniques used to recover extant and deleted data. Mark will look at a case example; the East Midlands Printer Bomb. Mark will conclude with a look at how current trends in technology could question conventional wisdom in the recovery of data from digital devices.
Mark is the Head of the Metropolitan Police Digital & Electronics Forensic Service (DEFS). DEFS undertakes the forensic examination of Computer, Mobile Phone, Video and Audio systems, dealing with over 15,000 cases a year, mostly within Greater London, but also nationally and internationally. Mark has worked within forensic engineering for over 20 years, both within the public and private sector and has regularly given expert testimony in serious crime cases in the areas of Electronics and Communications technology.
Mark's website: http://intranet.aware.mps/SC/Forensics/OCU_Sites/DEFS/index.htm