Why UK police are learning cyber forensics

How UK police became forensics experts

Law enforcement has had to adapt to the evolving nature of cyber crime, turning to cyber security training providers, such as Firebrand Training, to gain the cyber security skills so urgently needed.

Through highly specialised cyber forensics training, cyber crime officers are now able to confidently keep a system alive while performing volatile data captures of random access memory (RAM) and network caches. This is all done at live crime scenes and within minutes of taking possession of a device.

Officers on the scene are also now able to triage and image folders or hard drives, giving them current and historical connections of both wired and wireless devices – valuable information that could speed the investigation.

Use of virtual private networks (VPN), torrent sites and file sharing activity may all be discovered by analysing a router, alongside the IP

Read more at: http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450429957/Why-UK-police-are-learning-cyber-forensics

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