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RE: Spam: RE: Forensic/Cyber Crime Investigator
From: "Craig Wright" <cwright () bdosyd com au>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2006 08:44:19 +1100


I agree wholeheartedly!

Incident repose even is ok, but forensics is a defined term in a court
of law, there are legislative implications with the use of the word.

Craig

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Coombs [mailto:jasonc () science org]
Sent: 9 February 2006 8:43
To: Craig Wright
Cc: Bob Radvanovsky; Robinson, Sonja; security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Spam: RE: Forensic/Cyber Crime Investigator

Craig Wright wrote:
Forensics, IT or otherwise is related to a legal process.

People who aren't associated with law enforcement, engaged in the
forensic investigation of alleged crimes, simply need to stop using the
word "forensics" and start using the word "investigations".

Within ten years there will be no difference between a private
investigator and what we consider today to be digital/computer forensics
performed by non-LE in the context of purely internal matters or in the
context of civil litigation. If a crime has not been committed then what
you're doing is not "forensics" even if everyone else does still call it
that today.

Sincerely,

Jason Coombs
jasonc () science org

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