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Cloud Computing Forensic Science Workshop


The New Frontiers in IT and Measurement Science

Rapid advances in cloud computing require new methodologies for performing digital forensics in cloud environments. More than an incremental change, cloud computing is expected to radically alter first responders’ and investigators’ operations.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosting a new workshop on Cloud Forensic Science. Join experts in the fields of cloud, digital forensics, and measurement for thought-provoking plenary talks, panel presentations, facilitated discussion, and networking around these themes:

  • Perspectives on Cloud Forensic Science
  • The Vision for Cloud Forensic Science
  • Current State of Cloud Forensic Science -- Challenges and Lessons Learned
  • Path Forward for Cloud Forensics

Sessions will feature discussion of issues and actions:

The Future of Forensic Science in the Cloud

Challenges for Cloud Computing Forensic Science

The Path Forward to Achieve the Vision

Panel /Facilitated discussion

  • What does the future state of cloud forensics look like?
  • What are the barriers to implementing the future state?
  • What does a road map to achieve the future state look like?


Who Should Attend:

   Leaders in cloud computing and digital forensics from the government, private, and academic sectors.

   Architects, researchers and implementers of cloud computing and digital forensics technologies.

Security Instructions:

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays (up to 24 hours) in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. When registration is open, the required NIST-1260 form will be available as well.

Related Project(s):


Start Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
End Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Location: Green Auditorium, Administration Building (101) 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
Format: Workshop


NOTE: Participants are encouraged to register for the Cloud and Mobility Forum (held at NIST on March 25-27, 2014). For more info, please visit: http://www.nist.gov/itl/cloud/intersection-of-cloud-and-mobility.cfm

Registration Contact:

Teresa Vicente
(301) 975-3883


Holiday Inn Hotels
2 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 948-8900
Fax: (301) 258-1940
Ask for rate negotiated with NIST.

Gaithersburg Hilton
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 977-8900
Fax: (301) 869-8597
Ask for rate negotiated with NIST.

Technical Contact:

Michaela Iorga
(301) 975-8431