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Digital and Multimedia Evidence

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Goal: to promote efficient and effective forensic examinations of digital and multimedia evidence by addressing community challenges and helping users of automated forensic tools make informed decisions 

 

What is NIST doing?

  • Providing testing/evaluation methods and material so that
    • the community can understand what tools can and can’t do 
    • tool makers can make tools that better meet community needs

  • Providing reference data to support a wide variety of needs such as

    • more efficient analysis of child sexual exploitation cases

    • databases to users find digital forensics information 

  • Providing guidance on digital/multimedia forensics

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NIST Publishes Review of Digital Forensic Methods

Report documents the scientific foundations of digital evidence examination and recommends ways to advance the field.

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FORENSIC SCIENCE RESEARCH Digital Evidence FOCUS AREA LEAD

Created September 21, 2022, Updated November 22, 2022