SWGDE Releases Drafts for Public Comment - 2018

The Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence has released the following documents in draft form for public comment. Members of the forensic community are invited to provide feedback, which will be reviewed and addressed by SWGDE before publishing the documents as final.

 

These documents include:

SWGDE Best Practices for Computer Forensic Examination
Published: 2018-04-17 | Version: 1
The purpose of this document is to describe the best practices for the forensic examination and analysis of digital evidence from computers and associated storage media. These processes are designed to maintain the integrity of digital evidence. This document is limited to computers and other storage media.

SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Evidence Collection
Published: 2018-04-17 | Version: 1
The purpose of this document is to describe the best practices for the collection of items that may contain digital evidence. These processes are designed to maintain the integrity of digital evidence. This document is limited to computers and other storage media.

SWGDE Best Practices for Image Authentication
Published: 2018-04-17 | Version: 1
The purpose of this document is to provide best practices for forensic practitioners when examining images for authentication. For the purposes of this document, “imagery” can refer to a series of images depicting the same subject or a video.This document provides basic information and best practices on the evidentiary value, methodology, range of conclusions, and limitations when conducting image authentication as a part of image analysis.

SWGDE Vehicle Make-Model Comparison Form
Published: 2018-04-17 | Version: 1
This document is a template/fillable form to assist in identifying an automobile's make and model and documenting the process/results.

 
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