Digital forensics has become a practical skill used by Law Enforcement Officers and IT professionals. It has evolved into a science involving experts and education at many levels. What is the theory behind this practical science and does it exist already?
Digital forensics is an ever- increasing source of information in many investigations, for both law enforcement and enterprises. Unfortunately, digital forensics suffers from the same problems as other forensic sciences, one of the biggest being backlog.
On 28 June 2012 the Dutch Safety Board published a report on the ‘DigiNotar incident’, in which it concludes that the public executives of many government agencies in the Netherlands do not exercise sufficient control to ensure proper digital security.