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Digital Forensics at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Author(s)

James R. Lyle, Douglas R. White, Richard Ayers

Abstract

There are three digital forensic science projects: National Software Reference Library (NSRL), Computer Forensic Tool Testing (CFTT), Computer Forensic Reference Data Sets (CFReDS) currently providing resources for the digital investigator underway at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory Software Diagnostics and Conformance Testing Division. These projects are supported by the U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ), federal, state, and local law enforcement, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) to promote efficient and effective use of computer technology in the investigation of crimes involving computers. Numerous other sponsoring organizations from law enforcement, government, and industry are also providing resources to accomplish these goals. The Digital Forensic at the National Institute of Standards and Technology paper provides an overview of the before mentioned projects and methodologies.
Citation
Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime
Publisher Info
Prentice Hall, Columbus, OH

Keywords

Digital Forensics, NSRL, CFTT, CFReDS

Citation

Lyle, J. , , D. and Ayers, R. (2008), Digital Forensics at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Prentice Hall, Columbus, OH (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created March 31, 2008, Updated June 24, 2021