Webinar: Digital Forensics for the Lab Manager

A webinar on January 31, 2019, "Digital Forensics: An Overview for the Laboratory Manager", will provide an overview of the field of digital forensics for the laboratory administrator. Presented by the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (a program of the National Institute of Justice), the webinar is part of the ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series.

 

As digital forensics continues to grow as an important element in many investigators, laboratory managers must maintain a basic understanding of this complex discipline and how it may play a role in other laboratory analysis.

This course will discuss the practical application of digital forensics, the use of innovative practices to streamline analysis, taking a case with digital evidence from crime scene to courtroom, and challenges unique to this discipline.

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